Torry New School Consultation

Closed 9 Dec 2016

Opened 24 Oct 2016

Overview

Aberdeen City Council is proposing:

To amend the existing school zones of Tullos School and Walker Road School by rezoning the area of ground south of Balnagask Road which is currently within the zone of Walker Road School to the Tullos School zone, with effect from the start of the 2017/18 Academic Session on 22 August 2017

Further,

To amend the existing school zones of Tullos School and Walker Road School by rezoning the following ground to a new, third Primary School in Torry: 

  • ground to the north and east of houses on Brimmond Place;
  • north and east of Balnagask Road from Brimmond Place;
  • east of Oscar Road from Morven Place to Glenbervie Road;
  • north and east of Grampian Road from Glenbervie Road to Victoria Road; and
  • north and east of Victoria Road from Grampian Road to Victoria Bridge

Further,

To locate and construct the proposed new Primary School, early education and childcare facilities and Community Hub on the site of the existing Torry Academy, once education provision at Torry Academy has ceased and pupils are relocated to the new Academy, with effect from the start of the 2018/19 academic session on 21 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter; and

That the new Primary School, early education and childcare facilities and Community Hub is operational with effect from the start the 2020/21 Academic Session in  August 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/Torrynewschool

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:

Torry New School 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