Issue details

Academy Conversion - Marsden Heights Community College

Lancashire County Council received a directive Academy Order for Marsden Heights Community College from the Department for Education on 8 February 2017, following the special measures Ofsted judgement in December 2016 and in line with Section 4 of the Academies Act 2010.


The academy conversion process to implement the Academy Order requires the Authority and Trust to each enter into various legal documents.


This report seeks permission from Cabinet to delegate authority for finalising and approving the detailed legal documents to the Director of Corporate Services, and to provide the necessary authority and indemnity to the Chief Executive and Director of Resources to complete the transfer.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Nelson East;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 14 May 2020 by Cabinet

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

Lead director: Director of Strategy and Performance

Contact: Susan Strother Email:


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