The purpose of this report is to seek approval to undertake a formal consultation on the possible closure of Skerton Community High School in Lancaster. The report outlines the main reasons for proposing closure which are educational standards and very low pupil numbers on roll. The report also identifies the opportunities available in the area for children to continue their education at another local school and the process to be followed in undertaking closure of a maintained school.
Decision type: Non-Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: Heysham; Lancaster Central; Lancaster East; Lancaster Rural East; Lancaster Rural North; Lancaster South East; Morecambe North; Morecambe South; Morecambe West; Skerton;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/07/2013
Decision due: 5 Aug 2013 by Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools
County Councillor Matthew Tomlinson
Contact: Lynn Mappin Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01772 531951.