Issue - meetings

School Places Strategy 2017-2022

Meeting: 12/12/2017 - Cabinet (Item 159)

159 School Places Strategy 2017-2022

 Report by Terence Herbert, Corporate Director

Supporting documents:


Councillor Laura Mayes presented the report which asked Cabinet to consider and approve the Wiltshire School Places Strategy 2017-2022 and associated Implementation Plan.


In a response to a question from Cllr John Gundry, that she was content with how the process to decide the upon the extension to the Lea & Garsden Primary School, and that sufficient opportunities had been given to other schools to offer sustainable proposals.


Councillor John Hubbard, Chair of the Children’s Select Committee, stated the Select Committee had reviewed the strategy and had asked, in future iterations, to have an earlier opportunity to have input into its development.




To approve the Wiltshire School Places Strategy 2017- 2022 and associated Implementation Plan


Reasons for Decision:


The Wiltshire School Places Strategy 2017- 2022 is a key framework document for the Council in considering any statutory proposals for changes to school organisation including the commissioning of new schools and will inform future capital investment priorities.