Issue details

Proposal to amalgamate Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School.

To seek approval to publish Statutory Proposals on a proposal, requested by the federated Governing Body of the Whitby Secondary Partnership, to amalgamate Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School resulting in the technical closure of Eskdale School and the Eskdale site, and increase the planned admission number for the amalgamated school with effect from 1 September 2024.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/02/2023

Decision due: 18 Apr 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 Email: Email:

Consultation process

Consultation document issued to consultees and available on NYCC website between 20 February 2023 and 31 March 2023.

If approved there would follow a further 4 week representation period commencing on 27 April and ending on 25 May. During this period representations could be made in writing to the Corporate Director- Children & Young People’s Service.


Parents, Staff, Governors, Local Elected Members, MP, Unions and professional associations, District Councils, Diocesan Boards, Town and Parish Councils.

Agenda items


  • Report to Executive Member for Education and Skills, 7 February 2023  
  • Proposal to amalgamate Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School.