Issue details

Issue details

Determination of the Statutory Proposal of the Governing Body of Pulford CoE VA Lower School, Leighton Buzzard

Determination of the statutory proposal of the Governing Body of Pulford Church of England Voluntary Aided Lower School, Pulford Road, Leighton Buzzard, to enlarge the permanent capacity of the school from 150 places to 225 places with effect from September 2014.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Effects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Leighton Buzzard South;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2013

Open/Exempt: Open;

Decision due: 10 December 2013 by EXECUTIVE
Date Comment: 09/11/13

Comment: Comments by 09/11/13 to Contact Officer:

Lead member: Families, Education and Children - Executive Member and Lead Member for Children's Services

Lead director: Director of Children's Services

Contact: Rob Parsons, Head of School Organisation and Capital Planning Email: Tel: 0300 300 5572 Tel: 0300 300 5572.

Consultation process

Statutory consultation between 13 May and 17 June 2013.

Representation period to a statutory notice between 19 September and 17 October 2013.

Method of Consultation:

Consultation documents, school website, notices in local press, public meetings with:

·        Teachers and other staff at the school

·        Unions

·        Families of children at the school

·        Local Schools in the area of Central Bedfordshire Council

·        The Pulford Trust

·        Church of England Diocese

·        Constituency MP

·        Leighton Buzzard Town Council.


Agenda items


  • Report and the report of the Governing Body. Consultation documents produced, statutory notices served, representations received.