Issue details

The Future of Skerton Community High School: Lancaster

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: Tel: 01772 531951.