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Proposal to close Rookhope Primary School


We proposed to close Rookhope Primary School from 31 August 2024 and asked for your views on this proposal.

Why this was proposed

We believe this proposal provides the best future option for the children, the school, and the community it serves based on educational outcomes, pupil numbers, site issues and sustainable finances.

You can read the full proposal:  Icon for pdf Proposal to close Rookhope Primary School (PDF, 242.6kb)

Have your say

A public consultation ran from 18 September 2023 to 29 October 2023.

A statutory public notice ran from 16 November 2023 to 14 December 2023.

What happens next

The proposal to close Rookhope Primary School on 31 August 2024 was agreed by the council in its role as decision maker at the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 14 February 2024.

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