Category: Education

  • 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…

  • BRAMHOPE PRIMARY SCHOOL BULGE – SEPTEMBER 2020

    I was approached by a representative of a Local Primary, (not from Bramhope Primary) to say they’d heard something was happening at Bramhope Primary school in terms of expanding their intake in September and the effect of this on potential expansion for the future bearing in mind the land set aside down at the Miller…

  • Free School meals provision in Leeds during Covid-19

    You may be interested in the information below which I have received from the Learning Improvement Team at the Council: Wider picture about Free School Meals during Covid-19 I thought you might appreciate further details about free school meals distribution in Leeds. Some schools in Leeds subscribe to Catering Leeds and some have their own…

  • Problems with the highway outside the Britannia hotel following completion of the gas works

    A resident contacted me about the following problem: “the gas works on church hill that were completed yesterday look not to have been finished properly on the Britannia hotel side of the trench that was dug, there was loose material and evidence of the trench being out of level this morning which cyclists were having…

  • ALLOCATION OF HIGH SCHOOL PLACES

    I have received a briefing note in relation to the High School offer that has been issued to parents this week. I am advised of the following, should you not have received the offer you were hoping for: Accept the place you have been offered irrespective of whether you are on a waiting list for…

  • CHANGES TO SCHOOL BUS SERVICES IN ADEL & WHARFEDALE TO PRINCE HENRY GRAMMAR SCHOOL – UPDATE

    Further to previous information on this please see update below which is an extract of the reply I have received following concerns  and the lead-in time: “Although a number of options were being explored with the operators, these have not resulted in a change to the original plan. However, following expressions of concern raised over…

  • Prince Henry’s School Bus Services

    I received the information below in relation to the School Bus services to Prince Henry’s: “You may already be aware that, in June 2019, the Combined Authority’s Transport Committee approved new School Bus Guidelines.    These set out the circumstances in which the Combined Authority will and will not normally provide subsidised school bus services…

  • COOKRIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL – NEW ADMISSIONS POLICY CONSULTATION

    Cookridge Primary School are consulting on a new Admissions Policy for admissions from September 2021. If you would like to see the new policy or make any comments toward the consultation go to the school website: www.cookridgeprimary.co.uk Comments have to be submitted by 12 noon on 31st January 2020.  

  • SCHOOL ADMISSIONS CONSULTATION

    The Council has started a new round of consultation on their school admissions policy, full details below. “[We have launched] our consultation about changes to the Leeds City Council school admissions policy, with the consultation running until 23 January 2020.    The details of the consultation are being sent to a wide range of stakeholders including all…