Issue details

Outcomes of consultation on proposal to amalgamate Seaton Sluice Middle School and Whytrig Middle School

This report sets out the feedback received from stakeholders in response to informal consultation on a proposal to amalgamate Seaton Sluice Middle School and Whytrig Middle School in new shared buildings with Astley Community High School, necessitating the formal closure of Seaton Sluice Middle School. This consultation was approved by Cabinet on 12 October 2021 in response to a request brought forward by the federated Governing Body of the Seaton Valley Federation which governs all 3 schools.

Cabinet may also be recommended to approve the implementation of formal (statutory) consultation on this proposal, which if approved would require Cabinet to make a final decision on the proposal at a later date.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Seghill with Seaton Delaval;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/11/2021

Relevant O&S Ctte: Family and Children's Services OSC;

Decision due: 11 Jan 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Guy Renner-Thompson, Portfolio Holder for Children and Young People guy.renner-thompson@northumberland.gov.uk

Contact: Sue Aviston, Head of School Organisation and Resources Email: sue.aviston@northumberland.gov.uk.