Proposed amalgamation of Mackie Hill JI School with Kettlethorpe High School

Note from the Wakefield Council:

We are proposing to amalgamate Mackie Hill J&I School with Kettlethorpe High School to form a through school on a split site for children between the ages of 4 – 16.

Statutory Process Timeline:

31 Jan – 16 Feb 2018: Consultation Period

27 March 2018: Cabinet approved publication of Statutory Notice.

6 April 2018: Statutory Notice published in the Wakefield Express and posted on entrances to the schools and in local buildings

10 July 2018: Report to the Cabinet

During the Statutory Notice period a representation was received from a stakeholder.  A Report including a summary of the representation and a summary of Wakefield Council’s response will be considered by the Council’s Cabinet at a meeting on 10 July 2018.  The Report will be available to view online at from 2 July 2018, and the decision will be available at the same link from 11 July 2018.

What are the next steps?

If Cabinet approve the recommendation within the Report the amalgamation of Kettlethorpe High School and Mackie Hill JI School will be implemented during the Autumn/Winter 2018 school terms.

If you require any further information please contact the Schools Organisation Team on telephone number: 01924 307983, or email:

Contact us

Schools Organisation Team

Room 205, County Hall
Bond Street

01924 307983

July 2018