Decision details

Proposal to extend the age range of Watermoor C of E Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To delegate authority to the Director of Education, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills:

1. To publish a statutory notice on a proposal to permanently extend the age range of Watermoor C of E Primary School from 4- 11 to 2-11 years with effect from 1st July 2022.

2. If no materially significant representations are received to the statutory consultation set out in Recommendation 1, to determine the proposal to permanently extend the age range for the school from 4-11 to 2-11 years with effect from 1st July 2022 subject to the Department for Education (DfE):

• issuing an Academy Order for the School and
• agreeing the date on which the school converts to academy status

Decision:

In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Equality Impact Assessment, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision:

 

To delegate authority to the Director of Education, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills:

 

1.    To publish a statutory notice on proposals to permanently extend the age range of Watermoor C of E Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 years with effect from 1st July 2022.

 

2.    If no materially significant representations are received to the statutory consultation set out in Recommendation 1, to determine the proposal to permanently extend the age range for the school from 4 -11 to 2-11 years with effect from 1st July 2022, subject to the Department for Education (DfE):

 

·         issuing an academy order for the school and

·         agreeing the date on which the school convert to academy status

 

The decision to consider such representations shall be determined by a Cabinet Member if materially significant objections are received to the consultation exercise set out in Recommendation 1.

 

For the reasons set out in the report.

 

Publication date: 11/05/2022

Date of decision: 11/05/2022

Effective from: 19/05/2022

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