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Brent Council approve school expansion plans to create 840 primary places

PUBLISHED: 15:23 25 August 2015 | UPDATED: 15:25 25 August 2015

Elsey Primary School is in Wembley (Pic credit: Google streetview)

Elsey Primary School is in Wembley (Pic credit: Google streetview)

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Plans to create an extra 840 places by expanding two primary schools in the borough have been green light by Brent Council.

Uxendon Manor School in Kenton (Pic credit: Google streetview)Uxendon Manor School in Kenton (Pic credit: Google streetview)

Town hall chiefs approved the proposals which will see Elsey Primary School double in size to accommodate a total of 840 places by 2022.

From September next year, the school in Tokyngton Avenue, Wembley, will enrol 60 extra pupils, or two classes, in each year group.

By 2022 it will have places for 840 four to 11-year-olds

Uxendon Manor Primary School in Vista Way, Kenton, will welcome a further 420 places through its expansion project

The expansion of 60 places in each year group at the school will start at reception age at the start of the autumn term next month, rising to year six by September 2021.

Cllr Muhammed Butt, leader of Brent Council, said: “We have today taken some key decisions in-line with our borough plan priorities which are based on what local people told us matter most to them.”

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