Outcome of Proposal for the Closure of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Aided Primary School and the Establishment of a Joint Church Aided Primary School
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Cabinet at its meeting of 19 March 2009, decided that, following consultation with governing bodies, staff, parents and other stakeholders, statutory notices should be published regarding the closure of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, linked to the establishment of a joint Church Aided school on the same site, subject to the approval of the Secretary of State to waive a statutory competition. Notices were published on 24 February 2010. A report by the Director of Children’s Services described the outcome of the subsequent representation period and recommended that the proposals be approved and implemented.
(1) the closure of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Aided Primary School from 31 August 2010 be agreed;
(2) the establishment of a new Joint Church Voluntary Aided school at the Our Lady of Lourdes site from 1 September 2010, be agreed; and
(3) the Director of Children’s Services be authorised to take all necessary steps to ensure the prescribed procedures are followed in furtherance of the proposals.
Report author: Director of Children's Services
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Date of decision: 27/05/2010
Decided at meeting: 27/05/2010 - Cabinet
Effective from: 12/06/2010