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Proposal to Relocate Dechmont Infant School

The consultation has now closed and a decision will be made by West Lothian Council Education Executive on 17th January 2023.


West Lothian Council agreed, on 18 January 2022, to undertake formal consultation on the proposal to relocate Dechmont Infant School.

Statutory Consultation

In terms of the Schools (Consultation)(Scotland) Act 2010 (the Act), any proposed changes to a school estate in this case relocation of an education establishment, requires Statutory Public Consultation.

The Consultation involves the parents/carers/children and staff of Dechmont Infant School, as well as all other key stakeholders associated with the school and statutory consultees as detailed in Schedule 2 of the Act.

Consultation Paper

Dechmont Bangour Statutory Consultation Document [505KB]  

Reports of Consultation

The following report details the findings of the public consultation period including the report from Education Scotland  Final Report on the Consultation to Relocate Dechmont Infant School [781KB]

Consultation Period

The Consultation period has now closed.  This timescale adhered to the statutory consultation period for such circumstances which is a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks and include at least 30 school days.


West Lothian Council Education Executive agreed the proposal on 17 January 2023.  For more information see the Education Executive report on WLC Coins:  Coins Report - Item 9 - Dechmont Bangour Primary School (opens new window)