Stansfield Hall School Admissions 2025-2026

Closed 31 Jan 2024

Opened 20 Dec 2023


The council is required to publish the School Admissions Policy for its maintained schools and consult on any changes. This consultation is asking for any views on changes to the maintained schools admissions arrangements for September 2025. These are the changes to the school admissions policy we are asking for your views on

  • Reduction to the Published Admission Number at Stansfield Hall Church of England / Methodist Church Primary School, Barnes Meadow, Todmorden Road, Summit, Littleborough, OL15 9PR


Informal consultation on a reduction in pupil admission number has been conducted with local stakeholders.  Cabinet on 22nd November 2022 noted there would be a rise in spare capacity locally. (Agenda for Cabinet on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2022, 6.00 pm (

The Need for Primary School Places 2024-2027 Report attached highlights the need for a reduction in primary school places going forward within the Pennines planning area. (Agenda for Cabinet on Tuesday, 19th December, 2023, 6.00 pm (

The public notice documents for the proposed reduction in Published Admission Numbers for Stansfield Hall Church of England / Methodist Church Primary School in Reception year from 2025, reducing intakes from 20 places to 15 places with agreement from the Governing Board and School Leadership are attached below. Also attached are documents detailing the reasons, outcomes and pupil forecasts up to 2027.


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