Issue details

Proposal to Consult on the Expansion of Deepdale Infant School by Extending the Age Range and the Closure of Deepdale Junior School

Between 22 April 2014 and 9 June 2014 the authority consulted on proposals to close Deepdale Junior School, with effect from 31 December 2014, and to expand Deepdale Infant School by extending the age range from 3 – 7 years to 3 – 11 years to become a primary school with a capacity for 630 pupils, with effect from 1 January 2015. Under the statutory process, the authority is now required to consider the responses to the consultation and to decide whether to proceed to the next stage and publish Statutory Notices of the proposals. The purpose of this report is to provide the information necessary for that decision to be taken.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Preston Central North;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/07/2014

Decision due: 14 Jul 2014 by Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

County Councillor Matthew Tomlinson

Contact: Ben Terry Email: Tel: 01772 531774.