Decision details

Enlargement of Baldwins Gate CE (VC) Primary School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet are asked to grant approval to publish a Statutory Proposal to provide additional capacity at Baldwins Gate CE (VC) Primary School for 35 additional children that will be generated from new housing in Baldwins Gate.


Mark Sutton

“With new housing proposed for Baldwin’s Gate, it is important we ensure there are enough primary school places available to meet demand.  By analysing the data available, we can see where extra places are needed and can ensure we put measures in place well in advance of any population increase.”


Mark Sutton, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People


“Baldwin’s Gate CE (VC) Primary School is rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, and the governing body are keen to embrace expansion so that future pupils can benefit from the valuable education offered by the school.”


Philip White, Cabinet Support Member for Learning and Employability



Reasons for the Decision – To consider the proposal to publish a formal statutory proposal to increase the capacity at Baldwins Gate CE (VC) Primary School to enable the school to accommodate 35 additional children generated from new housing in the village.


Decision – That the publication of a statutory proposal for the increase in school places at Baldwins Gate CE (VC) Primary School be approved.

Report author: Karen Richards

Publication date: 18/01/2018

Date of decision: 17/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/01/2018

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