Decision details

Capital Funding for the provision of additional places at Madeley High School.

Decision Maker: Director for Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve capital funding to provide additional accommodation at Madeley High School using Section 106 education funds, subject to necessary approvals by the Regional Director and Staffordshire County Council.


To approve capital funding for the project to provide additional accommodation at Madeley High School in order to mitigate housing developments in the school’s catchment using S106 education funds.

The cost of the project is approximately £1,286,761. This project will be funded by S106 education contributions, negotiated by the School Organisation Team from housing developers across the school’s catchment.

Alternative options considered:

As this is the only high school serving the Rural part of Newcastle including areas such as Loggerheads, Baldwins Gate, Madeley, Keele and Betley no other schools were considered for school places. These areas are also where the new housing developments are situated.

Publication date: 14/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023