Decision details

School Places Plan & Capital Strategy 2023-2028

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to the School Places Plan




i.       The Executive approve the School Places Plan and Capacity Strategy 2023-2028 and agree publication April 2023.


ii.     The Executive agree that this document can be further amended to incorporate feedback from Executive before publication.

Reasons for the decision:

The Council has the statutory duty to provide sufficient school places and an agreed

vision and approach to doing this will be key tools in achieving this going forward.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Approval of the strategy will not incur expenditure, but individual schemes will require capital and revenue funding.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Schools will be consulted through existing meetings such as school’s forum, chairs briefing etc
CMT/DMT in their scheduled Nov 2022 meetings
Education Capital board at their meeting in Nov/Early Dec 2022.


4.Education capital board

Contact: Cheryl Eyre, Assistant Director, Education & Learning Email:

Report author: Cheryl Eyre

Publication date: 21/03/2023

Date of decision: 21/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 29/03/2023

Accompanying Documents: