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Proposal to establish a new primary school to serve the Lubbesthorpe area

The Council has invited expressions of interest from Academy Proposers interested in sponsoring a new 420 place Primary School from August 2019 to serve the Lubbesthorpe area of Leicestershire.

The closing date for applications was 12 noon on Monday 16 April 2018.

Key documents

Information for Academy Proposers

Information for Academy Proposers  

Application Form  

Equality and Human Rights Impact Assessment  

Plans and artistic impressions

You can view the plans for the new school for the Lubbesthorpe area.

Visualisation views  

Floor plan   

Elevation plans  

Landscape plans 

Location plan    Opens new window

Design and planning phase for new schoolJanuary 2018 onwards
Invitations for expressions of interest publishedMonday 5 March 2018
Closing date12 noon on Monday 16 April 2018
Stage 1: shortlisting of applicationsMonday 16 April – Friday 4 May 2018
Stage 2: detailed assessment (including presentation by and interview of shortlisted Proposers)Monday 7 May 2018 – Friday 18 May 2018
Visits to Academiesw/c Monday 4 June 2018
Decision taken by Cabinet on preferred Academy ProposerFriday 6 July 2018
County Councils submission of applications to the RSC for a decisionw/c Monday 9 July 2018
Secretary of State approvalExpected September 2018
The RSC will notify the preferred providerExpected September 2018
Advise unsuccessful sponsorsExpected September 2018
Statutory consultation (required under S10 of the Academies Act 2010)To be confirmed
Identified Academy trust to enter into funding agreement with the Secretary of StateTo be confirmed
Construction and pre-opening phase for new schoolSeptember 2018 – August 2019 
New school opensExpected Wednesday 21 August 2019
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