Pensby High Schools - Outcome of Consultation
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Outcome of the public consultation on the potential amalgamation of the two secondary schools in Pensby
Councillor Tony Smith introduced a report by the Director of Children’s Services that advised the Cabinet of the outcomes of the consultation process which had taken place in respect of the amalgamation of Pensby High School for Boys and Pensby High School for Girls, as agreed by the Cabinet on November 2014. (Minute No.90 refers.) The report described the responses, and made recommendations with regard to statutory proposals in this area.
Appended to the Director’s report was the consultation leaflet as Appendix 1 and a summary of responses as Appendix 2.
Councillor Phil Davies informed that there seemed to be overwhelming support for what was being proposed.
That statutory proposals be published in respect of the following linked proposals:
(a) The closure of Pensby High School for Boys from 31 August 2015.
(b) A prescribed alteration to the gender intake of Pensby High School for Girls from 1 September 2015.
(c) The Director of Children’s Services be authorised to take all necessary steps to publish these proposals and ensure the prescribed procedures are followed in furtherance of the proposals.
Publication date: 25/03/2015
Date of decision: 12/03/2015
Decided at meeting: 12/03/2015 - Cabinet
Effective from: 02/04/2015