Category: Education

  • Community 3G Pitch planning proposal – PRINCE HENRY’S SCHOOL

    I have received the information below: I am writing to inform you that the planning application for the Community Astro Turf pitch, based at Prince Henry’s Grammar School, is now available on the Leeds Planning Portal for comment, under Ref. No: 20/08447/FU. My apologies for the delay in sending this information, but the start of the…

  • CONSULTATION ON PERMANENT EXPANSION OF BRAMHOPE PRIMARY SCHOOL

    There is a proposal  proposal to permanently expand Bramhope Primary School and the start of the consultation period from 14th December for 6 weeks. The increase would be year on year an extra 20 pupils in the Reception class. This proposal may affect areas other than just Bramhope depending on school admissions in the area…

  • ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS CONSULTATION – LAWNSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2022

    I have received the information below from Leeds Education, if you would like a copy of the relevant maps please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk: “By way of an update, I wanted to let you know that the School Admissions team will be starting its consultation on admissions arrangements for Sep 2022 for a 6 week…

  • 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…