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Consultation launched over plans for 210 new places at Redbridge Primary School

07:01 09 July 2014

Elaine Norman, cabinet member for children and young people

Elaine Norman, cabinet member for children and young people

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Views on plans to expand Redbridge Primary School are being sought.

Redbridge Council is asking residents to share their thoughts on proposals to create 210 new permanent primary places at the school.

Currently the school has 90 pupils in three forms in each year, with 630 places altogether.

The proposal will add another form to each year, meaning there will be 120 pupils in each year group, starting with a new Reception form in 2015.

The consultation will close at 5pm on Friday August 1, after which comments will be considered by the council cabinet in October.

If members vote to go ahead with the expansion, there will be a further four-week consultation before a final decision is made.

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