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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
Report to Cabinet to consider informal consultation feedback and requesting approval to publish the Statutory Notice.
A report will be considered by the Council’s Cabinet at a meeting on 27 March 2018.
What decisions will the Council’s Cabinet be asked to make?
The report will represent the feedback received during the informal consultation period and set out the recommendations on how the Council wishes to proceed with the amalgamation of the schools.  The report will seek approval to publish a Statutory Notice, which is the legal document that sets out the proposed change.  The report will be available to view online from 19 March 2018 at http://mg.wakefield.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.
What are the next steps?
If Cabinet approves the recommendations to publish a Statutory Notice it will be posted on entrances to the schools and in local buildings from 6 April 2018.  It will also be published in the Express newspaper series and will be available to view online at: http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/schools-and-children/schools/schools-information/schools-organisation/proposed-school-changes. A formal period of six weeks will follow to enable interested parties to make representations and this will end on 17 May 2018 at 5:00pm.
Please be assured that we will keep the web page up to date with proceedings and when decisions have been made.
Contact the Council:
Schools Organisation Team, Room 205, County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW
01924 307983


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