Surrey County Council has launched a search for a sponsor to open a new primary school in Horley.
The school will be a free school catering for 420 children – 60 per year group.
Situated in the North West Sector – Westvale Park – it will open in September 2020, starting with the Reception class. It should reach full capacity by 2026/27.
The county council will submit a list to the Department for Education of all proposals received by April 7, and a decision as to the successful applicant will follow in July.
The school will be built by the county council before ownership is transferred to the sponsor by way of a 125-year lease.
Funding for the build has been allocated in the councils’ medium term financial plan for 2016-21 and will be supported by an estimated £4.6million of contributions from the developers of Westvale Park.
To find out more, log on to the county council's website under Schools and Learning.
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