London Borough of Croydon

Cabinet Committee approves proposed school expansion of Smitham Primary School

The Council's Cabinet Committee, at its meeting on 18 January 2016, approved the strategy to ensure sufficient school places are available to meet demand in the borough in the next 3 years - 2016/17 to 2018/19.

Subject to planning permission, this includes the permanent expansion of Smitham Primary school by 1FE, an additional 30 reception pupils from September 2018.

You can download the Education Estates Strategy - Cabinet report which provides details about the approved expansion.

Consultation information

Below you can view information from the consultation that took place, which has now ended.

Statutory Notice

You can download the Statutory Notice regarding the proposed expansion of Smitham Primary School.

Representation

You can download outcomes report, from the representation (formal consultation), on the proposal to permanently expand Smitham Primary School by one form of entry to allow an additional 30 reception pupils to be offered a school place from September 2018.

Consultation

You can download the consultation document, on the proposal to permanently expand Smitham Primary School by one form of entry to allow an additional 30 reception pupils to be offered a school place from September 2018.

The representation (formal consultation) period started on 4 November and ended on 2 December 2015.

There was a public meeting held on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 from 7pm to 9pm at Smitham Primary School to consult on the proposed expansion of the school. You can download presentation shown at the meeting.

Outcomes report from the stakeholder engagement period

You can download the revised engagement report in relation to the proposed expansion of Smitham Primary School by one form of entry (an additional 30 reception pupils) from September 2018. This report has been revised to provide complete clarity on the ‘free school presumption’.

A copy of The Department for Education guidance on 'The free school presumption' is also available.

Frequently asked questions

You can download the frequently asked questions in relation to the proposed expansion at Smitham Primary School.

Full proposal

You can download the full proposal in relation to the proposed permanent expansion of Smitham Primary School.

Engagement meeting notes

You can download the Engagement meeting notes in relation to the proposed expansion of Smitham Primary School.

Smitham Primary School

A community school for boys and girls.

Headteacher: Sarah Garner

Admissions number: 60

Age range: 4-11

Nursery Classes: 52 part time places

DfE number: 2067

Local authority's admission criteria

Smitham's Ofsted reports and performance data

How to apply for a school place

Contacts

Smitham Primary School

Telephone: 
020 8660 4399
Address Line:

Portnalls Road

Coulsdon

Surrey

CR5 3DE

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