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Monday, 24 August 2015

Statutory Consultation - Options to Address Primary School Capacity and Accommodation Pressures in South Edinburgh

A statutory consultation on Options to Address Primary School Capacity and Accommodation Pressures in South Edinburgh started on 24 August 2015 and will run until Tuesday 6 October 2015.

The options proposed in the statutory consultation have direct implications for James Gillespie’s, South Morningside, Bruntsfield and Tollcross Primary Schools. All of these primary schools align to either Boroughmuir High School or James Gillespie’s High School; however, the secondary catchment areas will not be affected by any of the options. The proposals will also have indirect implications for St Peter’s RC Primary School.

Further information including the full statutory consultation paper, background papers and an online questionnaire are available at Copies of the statutory consultation paper are available for inspection at the Council Offices at Waverley Court, at Morningside, Newington and Fountainbridge Libraries and at the schools affected by the proposals.

Four public meetings will be held in respect of the proposals at the venues, dates and times listed below: 

South Morningside Primary School
Thursday,  3 September 2015
6:30pm – 8:30pm
James Gillespie’s Primary School
Tuesday,   8 September 2015
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Bruntsfield Primary School
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
6:30pm – 8:30pm
St Peter’s RC Primary School
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
6:30pm – 8:30pm

During the consultation period, any views on this proposal should be sent to   

Following the conclusion of the public consultation period a report on the Outcomes of the Consultation will be presented to the Council in February 2016 and the report will be made publicly available three weeks before the Council meeting. 

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