Decision Maker: Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the development of the former Wednesfield Village Primary School with Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust for the establishment of a new Free school.
Councillor Dr Michael Hardacre presented the report on a proposal to transfer the former Wednesfield Village Primary School site to LocalEd for the development of a new two form entry primary and nursery school in conjunction with Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust. The creation of a new school in the Wednesfield area, where there would be high demand for school places due to the impact of housing developments in closed proximity to the proposed school development would be welcomed.
1. That the transfer of the Former Wednesfield Village Primary School site from the Council to LocatEd for development of a new two-form entry primary and nursery Free School in conjunction with Shireland Collegiate Academy Truston a 125-year peppercorn lease be approved.
2. That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Assets and Housing and the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Children’s Services to approve the terms of the transfer.
Report author: Nick Beeston
Publication date: 08/10/2020
Date of decision: 07/10/2020
Decided at meeting: 07/10/2020 - Cabinet (Resources) Panel
Effective from: 14/10/2020