Issue details

Skelton Newby Hall CE VC Primary School – School Closure Proposal

Following the publication of statutory notices, to determine whether to cease to maintain (to close) Skelton Newby Hall CE VC Primary School with effect from 31 August 2023.
If there are no objections to the statutory notices, this decision will be taken by the Executive Member for Education, Learning and Skills at their meeting with the Corporate Director - Children and Young People’s Service

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/01/2023

Decision due: 30 May 2023 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP

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

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

Consultation process

Public consultation ran from 6 January 2023 to 24 February 2023. Consultation document issued to consultees and available on NYCC website.
Subject to member approval, Statutory notices will be published in the local press and at the school gates providing a further 4 week statutory representation period from 30 March 2023 to 27 April 2023.
Report to Executive Member for Education Learning and Skills for approval to consult taken on 13.12.22. Report to Executive 21 March 2023.


Parents, Staff, Governors, Local Elected Members, District and Parish Councils, Diocese, MP and other local stakeholders