Proposal to Establish New Denominational Secondary School at Winchburgh and Associated Proposals
The proposal was approved under Standing Order 31 (Urgent Business) in May 2020. West Lothian Council Education Executive noted the proposal on 23 June 2020.
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.
Reports on Consultation
The Consultation period has now closed.
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.
New Winchburgh Schools
Further information on the proposed new Winchburgh Schools can be found via the New Winchburgh Schools page.
The proposal was approved under Standing Order 31 (Urgent Business) in May 2020. West Lothian Council Education Executive noted the proposal on 23 June 2020. For more information see the Education executive report on WLC Coins: Coins Report - Denominational Secondary School at Winchburgh