Information, advice and guidance on the provision of school places. The service is responsible for ensuring there are sufficient school places available, and that these are appropriate for the ages of the children requiring such provision.

Interim School Place Planning Document 2021-24

School place planning documents 2020-23

Securing sufficient school places 2020-23
Primary school planning areas
Secondary school planning areas

Historic school place planning documents

Current school reorganisation proposals

On 29 April 2021 the governing body of St John's CE(VC) Infant School in Dewsbury published a statutory proposal to extend its age range to become an-all through primary school with a Published Admission Number of 30 from September 2022. Full details of the school's proposal can be found at: Statutory proposal for September 2022

This is a school-led proposal made with the approval of the Church of England Diocese of Leeds. The local authority is the decision-maker. The four-week representation period ended on 27 May 2021. The outcome report was presented to Cabinet on the 27 July.

Previous school reorganisation proposals

Non-statutory consultation on the potential reorganisation of school places at St John's CE(VC) Infant School and Westmoor Primary School

The consultation has now closed. The outcome report was presented to Cabinet on the 22 September 2020. Live Cabinet Report

Almondbury Community School

On Tuesday 16 July 2019 Cabinet (the Council's main decision making body) agreed to change the age range of Almondbury Community School from age 3-16 years to age 3-11 years. Implementation planning will begin from 1 September 2019. The statutory proposal will be implemented 1 September 2020.

View the latest Cabinet report

Generic Documents
Almondbury Community School
King James School
Netherhall Learning Campus
Newsome High School

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