Fulford School Remodelling Phase 1 & Access Improvements by Highways
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Purpose of Report: To request the approval of a £500,000 Basic Need budget for remodelling of buildings at Fulford School which will enable the school to take 270 pupils in year 7 in September 2020. To also approve a £550,000 Highways budget for improvements to bus access and egress on the school site.
The Executive Member will be asked to approve the Basic Need and Highways budget, as outlined in the Purpose of Report.
i. Approved the allocation of £500k of basic need funding to enable remodelling of areas of the existing Fulford School building to accommodate additional pupils above the school’s planned admission number for September 2020. This would allow the school to admit the growth in pupil numbers from within its catchment meaning that all children in catchment could access their local secondary school.
Reason: To enable the council to meet its statutory responsibility to provide sufficient school places in this area.
ii. Approved the funding of £550k in principle to carry out access improvements to the Fulford School site.
Reason: To make improvements to the access route to the school to reduce congestion and improve road safety in the area.
Report author: Alison Kelly
Publication date: 07/05/2020
Date of decision: 07/05/2020
Decided at meeting: 07/05/2020 - Executive