Statutory notice for the proposed closure of Rodmell Church of England Primary School

Closed 11 Aug 2017

Opened 14 Jul 2017

Overview

Notice is hereby given in accordance with section 15 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (as amended by the Education Act 2011) and the School Organisation (Establishment and Discontinuance of Schools) Regulations 2013 that East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE, intends to discontinue the following Voluntary Aided school with effect from 31 August 2018:

Rodmell Church of England Primary School, Rodmell, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3HF

All children attending Rodmell Church of England Primary School at the time of closure would be offered places at alternative schools in the area.  The school currently has 13 children on roll.

Free transport would be provided for eligible pupils provided they meet the criteria.  The criteria can be found on the East Sussex website at:
https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schools/transport/free/

East Sussex County Council is publishing the proposal.  The Council will implement the proposal.  The proposal is not related to any other school organisation proposal which has been or is about to be published. 

This notice is an extract of the complete proposal. A copy of the complete proposal is available to download below.

Alternatively you can request a printed copy of the complete proposal from the address below or telephone 01273 481758. 

Within four weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to, or make comment upon the proposal, by sending their representations to:

Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children’s Services (FAO: Gary Langford, Place Planning Manager), East Sussex County Council, 4th Floor St Mark’s House, 14 Upperton Road, Eastbourne BN21 1EP

or by emailing: school.consultations@eastsussex.gov.uk

Signed:

Stuart Gallimore


Director of Children’s Services
East Sussex County Council

Publication Date:  14 July 2017


Explanatory Notes

East Sussex County Council will determine the statutory notice within two months of the end of the representation period.  If the Council fails to determine the notice within this time, it will pass all relevant material to the Schools Adjudicator who will determine the notice.

Areas

  • Lewes

Audiences

  • Community groups or organisations
  • Voluntary groups or organisations
  • Faith groups or organisations
  • Residents of East Sussex
  • Children
  • Councillors, MP's, MEPS
  • Anybody with an interest
  • Parents, carers or guardians

Interests

  • Schools and school admissions