Proposal to Establish New Denominational Secondary School at Winchburgh and Associated Proposals
West Lothian Council agreed, on 12 November 2019, to undertake formal consultation on the proposals to (i) establish a new -denominational secondary school at Winchburgh, (ii) review admission arrangements to establish the catchment area for the new school, (iii) review admission arrangements arising from denominational secondary school catchment area variations at St. Kentigern's Academy and St. Margaret's Academy (iv) review transition arrangements from Primary to Secondary School.
In terms of the Schools (Consultation)(Scotland) Act 2010 (the Act), any proposed changes to a school estate in this case creation of a new education establishment and review of admission arrangements arising from school catchment area variations, requires Statutory Public Consultation.
The Consultation involves all key stakeholders and statutory consultees as detailed in Schedule 2 of the Act, this includes parents/carers/children and staff of St. Kentigern's Academy and St. Margaret's Academy and associated primary schools.
The consultation paper is available to download -and will be made available in paper format for uplift from the Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, EH54 6FF. Paper copies can also be requested from the undernoted West Lothian Council Contact.
The Consultation period will run from 15 November 2019 to 5pm on 13 January 2020.
This timescale adheres to the statutory consultation period for such circumstances which is a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks and include at least 30 school days.
Public Consultation Meeting
Public consultation meetings give interested parties opportunity to express their views on the proposal.
A public meeting will be held in respect of this proposal at:
|Holy Family Primary School||Wednesday 20 November 2019, 6.30pm - 8.00pm|
|St Nicholas Primary School||Wednesday 27 November 2019, 6.30pm - 8.00pm|
|St Joseph's Primary School Linlithgow||Wednesday 4 December 2019, 6.00pm - 7.30pm|
West Lothian Council Contact
During the consultation period any views on this proposal can be sent in writing to:
Howden Road South
Responses can also be made by e-mail to email@example.com
All interested parties are invited to submit their comments on or before 5pm on Monday 13 January 2020.
New Winchburgh Schools
Further information on the proposed new Winchburgh Schools can be found via the New Winchburgh Schools page.