Issue details

The Provision of Additional Primary School Places in North Burnley

Lancashire County Council has a statutory duty to ensure that a primary or secondary school place is available for every child of statutory school age living in Lancashire who requests one.


This report outlines the current and projected position in the North Burnley planning area and recommends that additional places be made available at Briercliffe Primary School for 2020, initially through temporary expansion.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Burnley Central East; Burnley Central West; Burnley North East; Burnley Rural; Burnley South West;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/04/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 16 May 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Lead director: Executive Director of Education and Children's Services

Contact: Kaarina McCooey Email:, Steph Rhodes Email: Tel: 01772 531957.


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