Decision details

Response to Dr O'Kelly's Notice of Motion to County Council on 19 July 2019 on Small Schools Federation - ES04(19/20)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Chairman of the County Council referred the Notice of Motion on small schools federation, submitted to the County Council on 1 July 2019, to the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills for consideration. The Cabinet Member met Dr O’Kelly on 11 September 2019 to discuss the Motion.


The aim of the Motion is to ask the Cabinet Member to provide more comprehensive advice and support to small schools about the federation process.


The Cabinet Member for Education and Skills has considered the Notice of Motion.  Taking into account the support already provided to small schools and the offer available to purchase further officer support where required, the Cabinet Member is minded to propose an amendment to the Motion at the County Council meeting on 18 October 2019

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Publication date: 08/10/2019

Date of decision: 08/10/2019

Effective from: 18/10/2019

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