Haddington Education Consultation

Closed 26 Feb 2018

Opened 8 Jan 2018

Results Updated 29 Mar 2018

A Report on the Outcome of the Consultation has been produced and is available below. This will form the basis of a report to East Lothian Council on the 24th April 2018.

Files:

Overview

CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF HADDINGTON INFANT SCHOOL AND KING’S MEADOW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ITS ASSOCIATED CATCHMENT AREA FOR HADDINGTON.

If approved:

• Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School will be closed with effect from August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter;

• A new primary school and its associated catchment area will be established for Haddington with effect from August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter;

• The new primary school will operate on a split site within the existing buildings and facilities for Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School;

• Children attending Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School will transfer to the new primary school with effect from August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Click on the Consultation Document under 'Related Documents' below to view the full proposal, with details and background.

 

COME ALONG AND FIND OUT MORE

Drop in Sessions:

  • Thursday 25 January 2018, 12pm - 5pm, Haddington Infant School
  • Monday 29 January 2018, 12pm - 5pm, King’s Meadow Primary School

Public Meeting:

  • Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7pm, Knox Academy

 

YOU CAN SHARE YOUR VIEWS BY COMPLETING THE ONLINE CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE BELOW

Paper copies of the consultation document will be available at all Haddington Cluster Primary Schools, all Haddington Cluster Partnership Nurseries, St Mary’s Playgroup, Tots and Teens at Knox Academy, Tyne Medical Practice, Lammermuir Medical Practice, The Orchard Medical Practice, Bridge Centre, John Gray Centre and John Muir House, Haddington.

What Happens Next

RESULTS UPDATED:

On 24 April 2018, East Lothian Council approved the proposal to close Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School and establish a new primary school and its associated catchment area for Haddington.

As per the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 Scottish Ministers have been notified of this decision and now have a period of eight weeks to decide whether to issue a call in notice.

Members of the public have a period of three weeks during which they can make representations to Scottish Ministers regarding whether they wish a call in to be issued or not.

All representations must be made before this three week period ends on Monday 14th May 2018.

Representations can be submitted online to schoolclosure@gov.scot or by post to:

School Infrastructure Unit
Learning Directorate
The Scottish Government
Area 2A South
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh EH6 6QQ

 

Areas

  • Haddington and Lammermuir

Audiences

  • Local Residents
  • Parents & Guardians
  • Children & Young People
  • Parents & Carers
  • School staff
  • Community Groups & Organisations

Interests

  • Children & young people
  • Schools & nurseries
  • Education
  • Childcare & Early Learning