Category: Education

  • 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…

  • FREE SCHOOL CONSULTATION

    You, or someone you know may be interested in the information below from the Planning Manager in Children’s Services: “We wanted to make you aware that consultation is currently taking place on a proposal to create a new generic special free school under a free school presumption process from September 2021, providing approximately 150 places…

  • LEEDS NEXT STEPS – POST 16 EVENT – 29TH AUGUST -11am to 2pm in Leeds Kirkgate Market Event Space

    I have been sent the information below in relation to an event for school leavers. “This is a chance for school leavers and their parents/carers to find out about post-16 learning opportunities, including apprenticeships, which are still available across the city for a start in the 2019/20 academic year. Young people will be able to…

  • Introduction of Primary School Catchment Areas

    Please find below information that may be of interest to you. In relation to the areas covered by Adel & Wharfedale Ward the following maps refer:  Catchment Area Map 2 for Adel Primary School Catchment Area Map 6 for Bramhope and Pool Primary Schools  This does not affect the two other schools in the Ward…

  • SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS (SEND) – SPECIALIST SCHOOL PLACES CONSULTATION

    If you have an interest in Special Education Needs in the city, see information below. “A public consultation has begun on proposals to create additional specialist school places for children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disabilities) in the city. The proposals include the following; A permanent expansion of East SILC – John…