Agenda item - Update on Academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary School

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Update on Academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary School

Report of the Executive Director for Families, Children & Learning (Copy attached)

 

Contact Officer: Mark Storey                                             Tel: 01273 293513

 

Ward Affected: All Wards

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.            The report be noted.

 

2.            That a further update report on Moulsecoomb Primary, when an academy sponsor has been selected by the Regional Schools Commissioner be received by Committee. That information regarding  the proposed academy sponsor and the outcome of the required due diligence process be provided in the report.

Minutes:

56.1    The Committee considered a report of the Interim Executive Director Families, Children & Learning which sought to provide an update report on Moulsecoomb Primary School. The report was provided by the Head of Education Standards & Achievement.

 

56.2    On behalf of the Green Group, Councillor Nield moved a motion to add recommendation 2.2 as shown in bold italics below:

 

2.2       That committee agrees to receive a further update report on Moulsecoomb Primary, when an academy sponsor has been selected by the Regional Schools Commissioner. This report should provide information regarding the proposed academy sponsor and the outcome of the required due diligence process.

 

56.3    Councillor Clare formally seconded the motion.

 

56.4    Councillor Simson referred to the financial elements of the report and sought clarity as to how a sponsor would be found. It was noted that BHCC would have to manage this.

 

56.5    The Head of Education Standards & Achievement stated that it was not possible to provide financial figures yet and that a response would be provided as soon as possible.

 

56.6    Ms James enquired if there was any timeline on how long Ofsted would take to come back to the school.

 

56.7    The Head of Education Standards & Achievement stated that there been no indication from Ofsted. It was noted that Ofsted operated within a new framework process on who would be visited which was not shared with anyone.

 

56.8    The Chair put the motion to a vote which was passed.

 

56.9    The Chair then put the recommendations as amended, to the vote that was agreed.

 

56.10  RESOLVED:

 

1.            The report be noted.

 

2.            That a further update report on Moulsecoomb Primary, when an academy sponsor has been selected by the Regional Schools Commissioner be received by Committee. That information regarding  the proposed academy sponsor and the outcome of the required due diligence process be provided in the report.

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