Issue details

Harrogate Grove Road and Woodfield Community Primary Schools

(Subject to the approval by the Executive Member for Education and Skills on 23 November 2021 to authorise consultation on these proposals)
To publish statutory proposals to amalgamate Grove Road and Woodfield Community Primary Schools, through the technical closure of Woodfield Community Primary School as a separate entity from 31 August 2022, and the enlargement of premises and expansion onto the Woodfield site of Grove Road Community Primary School from 1 September 2022.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/11/2021

Decision due: 22 Feb 2022 by Chief Executive Officer

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Andrew Dixon, Strategic Planning Manager, Education & Skills Email: Email:

Consultation process

Public consultation from 2 December to 28 January.
Statutory proposals will be published on NYCC website. Statutory notice will be published in local newspaper and placed on schools gates. Statutory proposals representation period from 3 March to 31 March. In writing to the Corporate Director- Children and Young People’s Service, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AE, or by email to by 31 March 2022


Parents, Staff, Governors, Local Elected Members, District Council, Diocesan Boards and other local stakeholders.


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