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Proposal to review Non-Denominational Primary School Catchments at Uphall PS, Kirkhill PS and Broxburn PS

The consultation is now open. A decision will be made by West Lothian Council Education Executive on 3 September 2024.

Proposal

West Lothian Council's Education Executive at its meeting on 12 March 2024 authorised Education Services to commence statutory consultation on the proposal to alter the non-denominational primary school catchment areas of

  • Uphall Primary School
  • Kirkhill Primary School
  • Broxburn Primary School

Statutory Consultation

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, review of admission arrangements arising from school catchment area variations and closure of a school 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 Uphall PS, Kirkhill PS and Broxburn PS.


Consultation Paper

The consultation document outlining the proposal is available here:  Proposal to Review Non-Denominational Primary School Catchments at Uphall PS, Kirkhill PS and Broxburn PS [604KB]


Consultation Period

The consultation period is from Monday 15 April 2024 until Friday 31 May 2024.  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. A public meeting to discuss the consultation document will be held at:

  • Uphall Primary School  |  Tuesday 7 May 2024  |  Time: 7-8pm

Decision

A decision will be made by West Lothian Council Education Executive on 3 September 2024.