Statutory notice on the proposal to amalgamate (combine) Ben Jonson Primary and Harry Roberts Nursery Schools.

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Introduction

On Wednesday 28th April 2021 Tower Hamlets Council approved the publication of a statutory notice on the proposed amalgamation of Ben Jonson Primary and Harry Roberts Nursery Schools.

Notice is thereby given, in accordance with The School Organisation (Establishment and Discontinuance of Schools) Regulations 2013, that Tower Hamlets Local Authority intends to discontinue Harry Roberts Nursery by 31 December 2021. This notice includes the Local Authority’s proposal to make a prescribed alteration to Ben Jonson Primary, to change the lower age limit to create an all-through (3 to 11 years) primary school from the 1 January 2022, in accordance with The School Organisation (Prescribed Alternations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013.

You can read the complete consultation document here


Contact details

Name and address of local authority publishing the proposal:

Tower Hamlets Council, Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BG.

Name, address and category of schools proposed to be amalgamated:

Ben Jonson Primary School, Harford Street, Stepney, London, E1 4PZ


Harry Roberts Nursery School, Commodore Street, Stepney, London E1 4PF


Implementation

Date on which it is proposed to amalgamate the schools:

1 January 2022


It is proposed to implement the amalgamation as follows:

Harry Roberts Nursery School will close from Friday 31 December 2021.


Ben Jonson Primary School will alter its age range and convert to an all through (3 to 11) Primary School from 1 January 2022.


All children attending Harry Robert Nursery will transfer to Ben Jonson Primary School from 1 January 2022. Children currently attending Ben Jonson Primary School will continue in the newly amalgamated school.

Introduction

On Wednesday 28th April 2021 Tower Hamlets Council approved the publication of a statutory notice on the proposed amalgamation of Ben Jonson Primary and Harry Roberts Nursery Schools.

Notice is thereby given, in accordance with The School Organisation (Establishment and Discontinuance of Schools) Regulations 2013, that Tower Hamlets Local Authority intends to discontinue Harry Roberts Nursery by 31 December 2021. This notice includes the Local Authority’s proposal to make a prescribed alteration to Ben Jonson Primary, to change the lower age limit to create an all-through (3 to 11 years) primary school from the 1 January 2022, in accordance with The School Organisation (Prescribed Alternations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013.

You can read the complete consultation document here


Contact details

Name and address of local authority publishing the proposal:

Tower Hamlets Council, Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BG.

Name, address and category of schools proposed to be amalgamated:

Ben Jonson Primary School, Harford Street, Stepney, London, E1 4PZ


Harry Roberts Nursery School, Commodore Street, Stepney, London E1 4PF


Implementation

Date on which it is proposed to amalgamate the schools:

1 January 2022


It is proposed to implement the amalgamation as follows:

Harry Roberts Nursery School will close from Friday 31 December 2021.


Ben Jonson Primary School will alter its age range and convert to an all through (3 to 11) Primary School from 1 January 2022.


All children attending Harry Robert Nursery will transfer to Ben Jonson Primary School from 1 January 2022. Children currently attending Ben Jonson Primary School will continue in the newly amalgamated school.