Category: Education

  • UPDATE ON SCHOOL TRANSPORT

    Please find below the latest update on school transport: “At the end of the first full week of the school term, I thought it worth updating you on the school transport provision.  Overall the week has gone well and we have the resources we need.  There have been some localised incidents, but each have been…

  • School Bus Service Complaints

    I have received a few complaints from parents about the school transport use by students. Set out below is the latest response from the Transport Authority. “Councillor Anderson, The additional Government funded buses are to support the public transport network where social distancing is required, not to provide additional dedicated school buses. Social distancing is…

  • Covid – 19 – Universities in Leeds

    See information I have been sent from the Police that may be of interest to you. Covid-19/Universities in Leeds  Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) were sent DFE guidance on 4 June 2020 and have used this as the basis for planning to reopen our campuses in September 2020. Every UK university has been using this guidance. SAGE reported to…

  • ALLERTON HIGH – UPDATE ON CONSULTATION

    Please find below an update on the Allerton High catchment area proposals and consultation from the Sufficiency and Participation Manager at the Council. If you would like a copy of the map referred to please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk “We recently contacted you to inform you about a proposal to vary the admissions arrangements at…

  • EXAM RESULTS IN ENGLAND

    The Government has put in place emergency measures to protect A-Level and GCSE students in England. Students will:  be able to accept their calculated grade – which has been based on the judgement of their school or college and has been moderated by exam boards to make sure the same standard is applied for all students,…

  • HEALTHY HOLIDAYS 2020 PROVISION

    In today’s post regarding the Council’s latest Council Covid Update reference was made to the above scheme. Set out below is an outline of the provision. INTRODUCTION Healthy Holidays is now in its third year – tackling the holiday hunger, holiday inactivity and holiday isolation. Leeds Community Foundation delivers this programme with support from Leeds…

  • School bus transport – Update

    See information below which may be of interest to you. Dear Colleague   Last week, we updated you on some of the practicalities around planning transport for the return of schools in September. I thought it worth updating you on what we are doing to support our pupils, teachers, school staff, Councils and elected members…

  • SCHOOL CATCHMENTS PROPOSAL – ALLERTON HIGH AND CARR MANOR HIGH SCHOOLS

    Please find below  information that may be of interest to you. In summary, Adel children will fall into the catchment area for Allerton High in terms of a temporary change to the catchment area due to pupil numbers. Adel children have needed to access Allerton High but currently do not fall into the catchment area.…

  • Delegated Decision – D50987 Design and Cost Report for the bulge expansion of Bramhope Primary School for September 2020

    If you are interested in the details of this Delegated Decision, the link is below: Number D50987 Title Design and Cost Report for the bulge expansion of Bramhope Primary School for September 2020. Ward Adel and Wharfedale Summary Approval of the expenditure of £447,601.05 from capital scheme code 33176/BGE/BRM for the construction work and associated…

  • SCHOOL APPEALS – INTERIM PROCEDURE

    Set out below is information on how school admission appeals will work during lockdown, the information below sets out how the Council intends to deal with them.  “The regulations that came out enable appeals to be held without the requirement for a meeting to take place in person, i.e. face to face.  Secondary appeals will…