Home Education and children Schools, colleges and academies School organisation School place planning The Council has a duty to supply high quality school places, in buildings that are fit for purpose and located in the right areas. To meet the demand for school places, new schools may need to be built or changes made to existing schools. You can find out about these proposals here.Proposals for new schoolsWhere the need for a new school is identified, we seek proposals to run the school.All recent proposals and the closing dates are listed below: Proposal to establish a new primary school to serve the village of Birstall - Closed: 4 March 2016Proposals to make organisational changes to existing schoolsWe consult with the public on proposals to make organisational changes to existing school, this may be to increase the size of the school or to change the age range. The consultation normally lasts for up to 6 weeks.Current proposalsProposal to close The Nursery, CountesthorpeThe closing date for comments and objections is Monday 3 April 2017.Proposal to close The Nursery, Countesthorpe - Statutory Notice PDF, 45 kbOpens new windowFull proposal to close The Nursery, Countesthorpe PDF, 175 kbOpens new windowPast proposalsWe recently consulted on closing Shepshed High School and changing the age range of Hind Leys College. The consultation for these proposals closed on Monday 3 October 2016. No objections were received. After consideration the proposals were determined by the Director of Children and Family Services and Lead Members on Tuesday 1 November 2016 and will now go ahead.Full proposal to close Shepshed High School and change age range of Hind Leys College PDF, 74 kbOpens new windowWe consulted on enlarging the premises and increasing the capacity of 4 schools. The consultation for these proposals closed on Tuesday 5th July 2016. No objections were received. After consideration the proposals were determined by the Director of Childrens & Family Services on Monday 1st August 2016 and will now go ahead.All Saints Church of England Primary School, Coalville PDF, 153kbOpens new windowMartinshaw Primary School, Groby PDF, 115kbOpens new windowSt Cuthbert’s Church of England primary school, Great Glen PDF, 113kbOpens new windowSt Deny’s Church of England Infant School, Ibstock PDF, 115kbOpens new window Further reading Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.