Issue details

Future Viability of Thomas Whitham Sixth Form

The purpose of this report is to seek approval to undertake a formal consultation on the future viability of Thomas Whitham Sixth Form, Burnley. The report proposes a stage 1 consultation, to review the future viability of the school, due to concerns about the school's financial deficit position and the number of students accessing the provision, as requested by the school's governing body. The report identifies various factors being considered as part of the viability review, and sets out the process to be followed in relation to the stage 1 consultation process.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Brierfield & Nelson West; Burnley Central East; Burnley Central West; Burnley North East; Burnley Rural; Burnley South West; Mid Rossendale; Nelson East; Pendle Central; Pendle Rural; Rossendale East; Rossendale West;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 5 Sep 2019 by Cabinet

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

Contact: Sarah Hirst Email: Tel: 01772 531842.


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