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Crayford Academy

Volume 481: debated on Thursday 23 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what progress has been made on plans for the proposed Crayford Academy. (227823)

The Crayford Academy is five months into the feasibility stage.

The funding agreement is due to be submitted to the Secretary of State for approval in March 2009. If the Secretary of State approves the funds to move into the implementation stage, the planned opening will be in temporary accommodation in September 2009. The final outline business case approval is planned for March 2009 which will allow the new building to be occupied by September 2010.

The LA statutory school closure has commenced and is due to be complete by 2 February 2009. The Academy's consultation commenced on 1 October and is due to complete by January 2009.