Issue details

School Place Planning Basic Need Update

In January 2024, Cabinet approved the commencement of a statutory consultation regarding a proposal to permanently expand Archbishop Temple Church of England High School, Preston, from September 2025, by increasing the school's Published Admission Number from 155 to 210. The enlargement proposal forms part of Lancashire County Council's School Place Planning Delivery Programme 2023 to 2025, approved by Cabinet in October 2022. The permanent expansion from 2025/26 would follow a one-year temporary expansion in place for 2024/25.


This report provides details of the outcome of the statutory consultation.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the requirements of Standing Order C18 have been complied with.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Savings > £2,000,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions); Preston Central East;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Appendix 'A' to this report is Part II.

Decision due: 11 Apr 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Lead director: Director of Strategy and Performance

Department: Strategy and Performance

Contact: Paula Durrant Email: Tel: 01772 534147.


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