Decision details

Danetree Junior School, Ewell

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the business case for the expansion of Danetree Junior School.  The school currently operates as a 4 Form of Entry (480 places) junior school for pupils aged 7-11.

The expansion will increase the school to a 4 Form of Entry (840 places) primary for pupils aged 4-11 creating an additional 360 Primary places.  In addition the expansion will create 52 nursery places for children aged 2 to 4 years and a replacement Gym Maintenance Service facility, which needs to be moved to allow space on the site for the expansion of the school.

The places are required from 2016.

Part 2 Annex



That, subject to the agreement of the detailed financial information for the expansion set out in item 16 in Part 2 of this agenda, the business case for the provision of an additional 360 primary places plus 52 nursery places in Ewell be approved.


Reasons for Decisions:


The proposal supports the Authority’s statutory obligation to provide sufficient school places relative to demand.


[The decisions on this item can be called in by either the Council Overview Board or the Education and Skills Scrutiny Board]



Report author: Julie Beckett

Publication date: 22/03/2016

Date of decision: 22/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 22/03/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/04/2016

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