Decision details

Future Nursery Provision in Reddish (CYP 41)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider whether or not to publish statutory proposals to create a nursery class as part of Vale View Primary School and to discontinue Fir Tree Nursery School in order to provide integrated and continuous 3-11 provision.


The Executive Meeting, having considered the response to the consultation exercise, has given approval to the publication of linked statutory proposals to close Fir Tree Nursery School with effect from 31 March 2012 and to reduce the lower age limit of Vale View Primary School with effect from 1 April 2012, and authorised the Corporate Director for People, in consultation with the Executive Councillor (Children & Young People) to take any necessary further action or decisions in respect of the proposals, subject to there being no significant objections during the representation period following publication of the statutory proposals.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: Reddish North; Reddish South;

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: An EIA will be undertaken

Decision Reference: ED1338

Forward Plan Reference: CYP41


Consultation has been undertaken with a wide range of stakeholders including parents, staff, governors, diocesan authorities, early years providers, local schools, neighbouring local authorities.

Contact: Viki Packman, Services to People Email: Tel: 0161-474-5753, Stephen Bell, Services to People Email: Tel: 0161 474 3846.

Publication date: 05/10/2011

Date of decision: 03/10/2011

Decided at meeting: 03/10/2011 - Executive

Effective from: 12/10/2011

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