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Kingsway Academy

Question for Department for Education

UIN 1893, tabled on 28 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she will take to ensure that the school site for Kingsway Academy remains in public hands in the event of the closure of that school.

Answered on

3 July 2017

The Department has discussed the viability of The Kingsway Academy with the Local Authority (LA) and the Northern Schools Trust (NST) on several occasions since October 2016. The Secretary of State has agreed the school should close by the end of 2017/18 and the Department is working closely with the LA and NST to plan the transition for pupils. The school site will remain in LA ownership and the Department will work with the LA on options for its future use.

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