Decision details

*Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Lowering the age range of Riccall Community Primary School to 2-11

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


After consideration of a report of the Corporate Director Children and Young People’s Service and after consultation with Executive Members, the Chief Executive Officer agreed, under his emergency delegated powers, that:

i) The proposals and statutory notices be published on 30 April to lower the school age range of Riccall Community Primary School from 1 September 2020.

ii) A final decision on the proposals be taken on 23 June 2020.

Reasons for the decision:

*PLEASE NOTE This decision was originally published on or near the date of the decision and so call in no longer applies. It has been re-published as part of the change in committee management system that we use.*

Decision taken by Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and in consultation with Executive Members.

The Governing Body of Riccall CP School has asked the Local Authority to propose lowering of the age range of their school from 4-11 to 2-11 in order to offer nursery education for two and three year old children.

The consultation process has revealed widespread support for the proposal. The Governing Body considered the consultation responses on 2 April and voted in favour of proceeding to seek the approval of the Executive to publish statutory notices.

Publication date: 28/04/2021

Date of decision: 21/04/2020