Tillydrone/Old Aberdeen New Schools Consultation

Closed 9 Dec 2016

Opened 24 Oct 2016

Overview

Aberdeen City Council is proposing:

Option A

  • To construct a new school building on the site of the former St. Machar School and former Tillydrone School, to relocate St Peter’s RC School to this new building, and to create a new shared campus on this site, incorporating St. Peter’s RC School, a new one-stream non-denominational school, and early education and childcare facilities; and:
  • To create a new primary school zone to be served by the new non-denominational school (as shown in Appendix D), with effect from August 2019; and:
  • To amend the existing Riverbank School zone (as shown in Appendix D of the Proposal Documents) to allow for the creation of the new school zone, with effect from August 2019; and:
  • The new school building to be operational with effect from 1st January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.


Or:

Option B

  • To construct a new three stream non-denominational school building with early education and childcare facilities on the site of the former St. Machar School and former Tillydrone School, and to relocate Riverbank School to this new building; and:
  • To relocate St. Peter’s School into the current Riverbank School building; and:
  • The new school building and relocated schools to be operational with effect from January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further information about the consultation process, including a full list of all meetings, as well as the Consultation Document, is available from the Council website at:

www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/Tillydrone-OldAberdeen

Why We Are Consulting

Your input is needed as Education and Children's Services continues to review its School Estate provision, and establish clear priorities to effectively manage the Estate, in line with Scottish Government guidance.

What Happens Next

All submissions shall be published on the Aberdeen City Council web site and within subsequent reports to committee.  Respondents are requested to avoid the inclusion of personal information such as children's names, medical conditions etc within their responses.

All submissions expressing views on the proposals detailed in this document should be made in writing or by email by 5.00pm Friday 9 December, 2016.

It is intended to respond to issues raised from correspondence within a report presented to a special Committee in February 2017. This will provide information for Elected Members to make a final decision on the proposal.

Feedback can also be sent in writing to:

Tillydrone/Old Aberdeen Consultation
Education and Children’s Services
Aberdeen City Council
Business Hub 13
Marischal College
Broad Street
Aberdeen AB10 1AB

or by email to

schoolestate@aberdeencity.gov.uk

by 5.00pm on Friday 9th December 2016

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • All Residents

Interests

  • Planning