Amalgamation of Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School

Wakefield Council is proposing to amalgamate Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School to form a through school on a split site for children between the ages of 4 – 16.

Statutory Process Timeline:



31 January 2018 – 16 February 2018

Consultation Period

The first step is to start a period of informal consultation with all interested persons in order to explain the proposal and process and gather your feedback.

The informal consultation will run from 31 January 2018 to 16 February 2018.

The proposal document can also be found on the Kettlethorpe High School web page

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about the proposal then Wakefield Council will be holding the following briefing sessions:

  • Thursday 1 February 2018 at 2.45pm to 3.45pm at Mackie Hill JI School

  • Monday 5 February 2018 at 6pm to 7pm at Mackie Hill JI School

  • Thursday 8 February 2018 at 5.30pm to 6.30pm at Kettlethorpe High School

The drop in session will be an informal event with representatives of Wakefield Council to answer your questions and note your comments on the proposal.

Alternatively , there is a questionnaire available for you to complete and submit by 16 February 2018. Please complete the online form.

The feedback received will be considered by the Council's Cabinet at a future meeting therefore, it is important to get as much as possible.

Contact us

Schools Organisation Team

Room 205, County Hall
Bond Street

01924 307983