Proposed Expansion of Penkford School and the Transfer to a New SiteNotice ID: BIR2060676
St Helens Council
Proposed Expansion of Penkford School and the Transfer to a New Site
Notice is given in accordance with section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools)(England) Regulations 2013 that St.Helens Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to Penkford School, Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9XZ.
In order to meet the rising demand for special school places in the area, it is proposed that Penkford School be permanently expanded so it can admit 65 pupils from September 2022 onwards - the current admission number is 55. It is also proposed that the school transfer to a new site on the former Red Bank Community Home, Winwick Road, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 8EA from September 2022.
This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal. Copies of the complete proposal can be obtained from the address shown below or viewed online at
Any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them to: Trish Barton,
School Organisation & Forward Planning Team,
Children and Young People Services,
St Helens Council,
Tel: 01744 671026
The closing date for comments or objections is 20 May, 2021.
Signed: Jim Leivers, Interim Director of Children and Young People Services
Publication Date: 22 April, 2021