Benson CE Primary School: Statutory Notice proposal to expand the school

*This proposal was APPROVED by Cabinet Member for Education and Cultural Services on 19th December 2018*


Oxfordshire County Council has published a Statutory Notice relating to its proposal to expand Benson CE Primary School. Working with the leadership team of the school, Oxfordshire County Council proposes to increase Benson CE Primary School’s published admission number in September 2019 from 30 to 45 on a permanent basis.

Please note: Comments left on this consultation will not be considered in the planning application decision. This consultation only covers the principle behind the expansion and is not related to the planning application and subsequent permissions. Please use this platform to feedback your thoughts on whether you agree or disagree with the principle to expand the school.

If you are interested in learning more about the planning application in relation to the expansion, click here and you will be redirected to the application where you can leave a separate comment if you wish. The planning application is now live until 1st November. 

This is the formal stage of consultation on this proposal and is the opportunity for interested parties to comment.

Please visit the school's website here where you can find further information and plans. There are supporting documents below which demonstrate the engagement between the school and stakeholders/community during the development of this proposal.

Key Documents:

You can read the Statutory Notice here (which has also been published in the Henley Standard newspaper): Public Notice: Benson CE Primary School

The full proposal document, which contains more complete details of what is planned, can be viewed here: Full Proposal Document

How to respond:

To respond quickly and easily online you can use the response form here: Questionnaire

Alternatively, you can email your response quoting 'Benson Expansion' to: 

Or write to: Lucy Mills, School Organisation & Planning, County Hall, OX1 1ND, FREEPOST Oxfordshire County Council.


This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    12 Oct 2018 at 00:00
  • Closed
    9 Nov 2018 at 23:59
  • Response to be published



Contact Name Lucy Mills
Contact Email Address
Contact Phone Number 07586478794
Contact Postal Address Oxfordshire County Council,
County Hall,
New Road,
Contact Details

Consultation Topic Education & learning, Planning
Target Audience Children , Young people , Families and parents, Councillors, Schools
Geographical Area Benson, Berinsfield and Wallingford, Goring and Henley