Issue details

Proposal to close Hovingham CE VC Primary School, Hovingham

To seek approval on the proposal to close Hovingham Church of England VC Primary School, Hovingham from 31 March 2023.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/12/2022

Decision due: 21 Mar 2023 by Executive

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 01609 532162 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation document issued to consultees and available on NYCC website. The consultation process ran for 6 weeks from 31 October 2022 until 12 December 2022 and included a pubic consultation meeting in the village. This, subject to member approval will be followed by a further 4 week statutory representation period in February during which notices will be published in the local press and at the school gates.


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

Executive - 24 January 2023.

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