Issue details

Outcome of Statutory Notice on a proposal to change the age range of Wykebeck Primary School from 3-11 years to 2-11 years.

Leeds City Council are proposing to change the age range of Wykebeck Primary School from 3-11 years to 2-11 years, in order to create 24 places for 2-year-old children with effect from September 2023.

There were 13 representations received to the public consultation with 11 comments, 9 supporting the proposal and 2 objecting.

The decision on the proposal has been classed as a “key decision” as the outcome would have a significant effect on nursery aged children in the Gipton and Harehills ward in Leeds.

If any objections are received, this would be raised with the Exec member for discussion with the chair of scrutiny board.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Gipton and Harehills;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/01/2023

Decision due: 15 Mar 2023 by Executive Board

Lead director: Julie Longworth

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 378 3588 Email: vivienne.buckland@leeds.gov.uk.

Consultation process

As prescribed by: Section 19(3) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006; The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013. As prescribed by: The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013; updated statutory guidance 2016 and Education Act 2011.

 

Consultees

Parents, staff, headteacher and governors of Wykebeck Primary School. Local early years providers, primary schools, ward members, MP and other stakeholders.

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Economy, Culture and Education

Documents

  • Report to be provided with the agenda for the meeting