Proposal to amalgamate St Mary's Community Nursery School and Overleigh St Mary's Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School.

Notice is given in accordance with section 15 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and The School Organisation (Establishment and Discontinuance) (England) Regulations 2013  that Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council intends to discontinue St Mary’s Community Nursery School, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7HS, from 01 September 2021.

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notice is given of a related proposal made in accordance with section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013  that Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to increase the age range of Overleigh St Mary's CE Primary School, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7HS, from 01 September 2021.

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council proposes to amalgamate the two schools in order to fulfil its duty to secure a sufficiency of high quality early years education in the area. 

The current age range of Overleigh St Mary's CE Primary School is 4-11, it is proposed to increase the age range to 3-11 to enable the admission of children in the age range currently attending St Mary’s Community Nursery School. The change is proposed to take effect from 01 September 2021, the date from which St Mary’s Community Nursery School is proposed to be discontinued. 

This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal which is published on the Council’s website, www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/stmarysconsultation 

Within four weeks from the date of publication of these proposals, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them electronically to schoolplanningandpolicy@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk  or by posting them to Senior Manager, Education Infrastructure, Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council, (Nicholas House Floor 3), 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BE.

The closing date for objections and comments is midnight 9 December 2020

Publication Date: 12 November 2020

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