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Craylands Primary School - Proposed Expansion

Update: April 2016

The consultation on the proposal to expand Craylands Primary School ended on 22 February 2016 and the outcome of the consultation reported to Education and Young People’s Cabinet Committee on 17 March 2016.  Mr Roger Gough, Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform, having considered the recommendation from Cabinet Committee and the responses to the consultation, agreed that a public notice should be issued.  The public notice dated 18 April 2016, can be found below, together with the complete proposal, signed Record of Decision and report.  The closing date for sending in objections and comments is 16 May 2016 and written representations should be sent to Ian Watts, Area Education Officer, Worrall House, Kings Hill, Kent, ME19 4AE. Email:


Original consultation text

Kent County Council would like to hear your views on a proposal to permanently expand Craylands Primary School in Dartford from a one form entry primary school (intake of 30 children into the Reception Year) to a two form entry primary school (intake of 60 children into the Reception Year) from September 2016.

The public consultation will run from 18 January to 22 February 2016.   There will be a public drop in session at the school on Tuesday 26 January between 3:30pm and 5:30 pm which will give you the opportunity to make your views known and to ask any questions you may have.

The consultation document gives you details of the proposal, information on the background to it, and outlines the current position.  There is a form at the end which we ask you to complete and return to us by midday on 22 February 2016.

This consultation has now closed.

Consultation Summary

Consultation Summary
Name Craylands Primary School - Proposed Expansion
Description Following the consultation period that ran from 18 January to 22 February, a Public Notice is now being issued on this proposal which can be viewed on this page.
Dates From 18 Jan 2016 at 09:00 to 16 May 2016 at 12:00.
Status Closed
Consulting Organisation Type Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation Dartford
Consultation Topic General interest, Children and families, Schools, education and learning
Consultation Methods Other survey / questionnaire / forms, Open responses (e.g. letters and email), Stakeholder event
Contact Details 

Ian Watts, Area Education Officer – North Kent, Worrall House, 30 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4AE