Online Form - Trafford Council Review of Secondary School Sufficiency

Informal Consultation on Options

Please complete the questions below as fully as possible


  • Projected shortfall in capacity
  • Review scope for expansion and prioritise schools within the target areas – Options have been discussed with all schools during the scoping phase and there are opportunities with both the selective and non-selective sectors.
  • LA to support schools to obtain capital funding as part of the future strategic sufficiency plan - For academies this could be by providing specialist advice, working with the EFA and championing bids to try and influence a successful outcome.
  • Explore options for alternative delivery models to complement the high quality provision available in Trafford i.e. free schools and source potential sponsors to establish new provision in target areas
  • Support schools or new providers to identify appropriate sites if required to ensure that additional places are in target areas