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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

We asked for your comments on the proposal by the Governing Body of King's Norton Boys' School regarding the alteration to the age range and the removal of the sixth form provision.

You Said

We received 14 responses via the BeHeard website.

The responses were from a mixture of parents, parents who are also local resisents, local residents and former pupils.

Of the 14 responses received 14 were opposed to the proposal.

A letter was also received which was neither in favour or opposed,

We Did

We will forward all comments to the decision maker.

A decision is required by 2nd April 2017.

I will post the decsion on this website when it has been reached.

We thank all respondents for taking part in the consultation, your comments are greatly appreciated.


We Asked

For your comments on the proposal to expand Moor Hall Primary School by one form of entry with effect from 1st September 2017.

You Said

We received 38 responses via this website, 2 in writing and 1 email.

Of these 41 responses received: 16 were in favour, 24 were against and 1 did not express an preference.

The category of respondents are detailed below; some respondents selected more than one category.

Local resident responses totalled 13

Local resident Other "specified" totalled 1

Other "specified" totalled 3

Parent totalled 15

Parent and local resident totalled 8

Parent and local resident and "other" totalled 1


We Did

A joint decision to approve the proposal was made on 31st January 2017 by the Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Schools and Strategic Director of People.

A Request for Call-In was made to the Schools, Children and Families Overview and Scrutiny (O&S) Committee by two Sutton Trinity Ward Councillors on 2nd February 2017.

The Schools, Children and Families O&S Committee met on 8th February 2017 to consider the matter. The Committee resolved to Call-In the decision for reconsideration by the Executive Cabinet Committee.

In accordance with DfE School Organisation Legislation we are now required to submit a request to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator for a decision.

We will report the outcome of this referral when it has been received.

We Asked

For your comments on the proposal by Birmingham City Council to alter the lower age range of Thornton Primary School from 4 - 11 years to 7 - 11 years which will in time result in the closure of the infant ( key stage 1 KS1) provision.

You Said

No comments or objections were received during the four week representation period.

We Did

We can confirm that the Cabinet Member for Children Families and Schools jointly with the Strategic Director for People approved this proposal on 30th January 2017.

The Local Authority, in exercise of the powers conferred on it, has determined to implement the proposal as detailed in the published proposal documents.