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Proposed Amalgamation of Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School

Wakefield Council is proposing to amalgamate Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School to form a through school on a split site for children
between the ages of 4 – 16.
Statutory Process Timeline:



31 January 2018 – 16 February 2018

Consultation period

27 March 2018

Cabinet approved publication of Statutory Notice

6 April 2018

Statutory Notice published in the Wakefield Express and posted on entrances to the schools and in local buildings

What decision did the Council’s Cabinet make?
The Council’s Cabinet approved the recommendation to publish the Statutory Notice for the proposal to amalgamate Kettlethorpe High School and Mackie Hill JI School. The Statutory Notice was published in the Wakefield Express on 6 April 2018 and posted on entrances to the schools and in local buildings. The published Statutory Notice is also available to view on the Council’s website within the download section of the webpage.
What are the next steps?
The formal period of six weeks will follow to enable interested parties to make representations and this will end on 17 May 2018 at 5pm. Representations should be submitted to the Schools Organisation Team, Children and Young People, County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW, and received by 5pm on 17 May 2018
Contact the Council:
Schools Organisation Team, Room 205, County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW
01924 307983


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