Issue details

Establishing New Schools. For Cabinet to agree a policy position on the establishment of new faith schools in Peterborough - KEY/27MAY19/05

This will inform the Council’s approach to planning and reviewing of educational provision and decisions which result from this activity.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/04/2019

Decision due: June 2019 by Cabinet

Lead director: Executive Director People and Communities Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Councils

Department: People and Communities

Contact: Clare Buckingham, Strategic Education Place Planning Manager (Cambridgeshire & Peterborough) Email:

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Briefing note previously sent to Service Director: Education and Cllr Ayres (Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and University).


If the DfE agrees funding for either or both of the applications made to its Voluntary Aided Schools Fund (announcement expected in May) this would trigger a statutory process which would include consultation and representation processes.


Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Children and Education Scrutiny Committee


  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.