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Proposal to establish a new primary school to serve the village of Birstall

The Council has invited expressions of interest from Academy Proposers interested in sponsoring a new 210 place Primary School from September 2017 to serve the village of Birstall.

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Plans and artistic impressions

You can now view the plans for the new Hallam Fields school.

Visualisation views  

Ground floor plan   

North, South, West and East elevations  

Landscape plans 

Information for Academy Proposers

Information for Academy Proposers  

Application Form  

Equality & Human Right Impact Assessment

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Invitations for expressions of interest publishedFriday 22 January 2016
Closing date12 noon on Friday 4 March 2016
Stage 1: shortlisting of applicationsEarly March - Mid April 2016
Stage 2: detailed assessment (including presentation by and interview of shortlisted Proposers)Monday 11 April - Friday 6 May 2016
Decision taken by Cabinet on preferred Academy ProposerFriday 17 June 2016
Councils submission to the RSC for preferred proposerEnd June 2016
Secretary of State approvalSeptember 2016
Advise unsuccessful sponsorsSeptember 2016
Construction and pre-opening phase for new schoolAugust 2016 - September 2017
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
New school opens1 September 2017
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