Decision details

Approval to Publish a Statutory Notice in Relation to the Amalgamation of Flixton Infant and Junior Schools (through the Proposal to Cease to Maintain Flixton Infant School and to Enlarge Flixton Junior School by Extending the Age Range)

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That approval be given to the publication of a Statutory Notice on the linked proposals to “amalgamate” Flixton Infant School with Flixton Junior School to create Flixton Primary School.

Reasons for the decision:

The proposal to close Flixton Infant School and to enlarge Flixton Junior School will provide continuity of leadership of the head teacher and remove the need to appoint another head teacher and consolidate more effectively the high quality education that exists.

Alternative options considered:

Not to proceed with the amalgamation.

Publication date: 16/05/2017

Date of decision: 03/05/2017

Effective from: 24/05/2017

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