Amalgamation of Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School

We are 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 3 and 16.

Statutory Process Timeline:

Date

Stage

31 January 2018 – 16 February 2018

Consultation period

​27 March 2018​Cabinet approved publication of Statutory Notice
​6 April 2018​Statutory Notice published in the Wakefield Express and posted on entrances to the schools and in local buildings
​10 July 2018​Cabinet's decision to implement

During the Statutory Notice period a representation was received from a stakeholder. 

A Report including a summary of the representation and a summary of Wakefield Council’s response was considered by the Council’s Cabinet at a meeting on 10 July 2018. Cabinet agreed to the recommendation within the Report to amalgamate Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School.

The Secretary of State is now being asked to rescind the Academy Order for Mackie Hill JI School. The proposal to amalgamate will not be able to be implemented until the Academy Order is rescinded.

If you require any further information please contact the Schools Organisation Team on 01924 307983 or email: schoolplaceplanning@wakefield.gov.uk

Contact us

Schools Organisation Team

Room 205, County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2QW

01924 307983