Issue details

School catchment area decision following the closure of Baldersby St James Primary School

In January 2022 the Secretary of State confirmed that Baldersby St James Primary School will close in August 2022.
Executive will be required to determine the future arrangements for the Baldersby St James’ catchment area in as far as they concern NYCC maintained schools.
if there are no objections to the proposals, the Executive Member for Education and Skills
Report to Executive 12 October 2021 refers.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/02/2022

Decision due: 19 Apr 2022 by Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

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

A joint consultation with Elevate Multi Academy Trust is to be undertaken between 11 February and 1 April 2022.
Via email to for general comments, or specific comments on the Dishforth CE Primary School proposal.
Via email to for comments specific to the proposals for Carlton Miniott and/or Topcliffe schools.
All comments by 1 April 2022.


Parents and wider community in the areas of Baldersby, Dishforth CE Primary School, Carlton Miniott Primary School and Topcliffe Primary School. Other local schools and Early Years providers


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