Consultation on Early Years, Primary and Secondary School Provision to serve Adamsdown and Splott

16 September 2019

A public consultation on the proposed changes to school provision in Splott is taking place from 16th of September to the 04 November 2019 and there are a number of ways in which you can participate.

 

You can download a copy of the consultation document detailing the proposed changes.

View the Consultation document

View the summary document

Complete the online survey

By e-mail to schoolresponses@cardiff.gov.uk

By post to School Organisation Planning Team, Room 422, County Hall, Cardiff, CF10 4UW

 

There are also a number of drop in sessions and a public meetings that you can attend (particularly good if you’re a bit unsure what the proposed changes are and/or how they may affect you):

 

Nature of Consultation

Date/Time

Venue

Drop in Session

Tuesday 17th ​Sept
9:30am – 11:00am

Star Hub

Drop in Session

Friday 20th Sept​​
10am -11:30am

St Albans RC Primary

Drop in Session

Friday 27th Sept
10am-11:30am

Willows High School

Drop in Session

Monday 30th Sept
3pm – 4pm

Stacey Primary school​

Drop in Session

Tuesday 1st Oct
9am – 10am

Moorland Primary school

Drop in Session

Tuesday 1st Oct
10am – 11:30am

St Albans Church Hall

Public Meeting

Wednesday 2nd October
6:30pm – 8pm

St Albans RC Primary School

Drop in Session

Thursday 3rd Oct
5pm – 7pm

Central Library

Drop in Session

Tuesday 8th October
1pm – 2:30pm

Tremorfa Nursery

Public Meeting

Wednesday 9th October
6:30pm – 8pm

Willows High School

Drop in Session

Monday 14th October
9am – 10am

Adamsdown Primary school

Drop in Session

Tuesday 22nd October
3:30pm – 5pm

Baden Powell Primary school

 

Here is a summary of the changes proposed (listed on the Cardiff Council Website):

Secondary and Post-16 Provision

  • Increase the capacity of Willows High School from 1,121 places (7.4 Forms of Entry) to 1,200 places (8 Forms of Entry) for pupils aged 11-16 from September 2023
  • Transfer Willows High School to Tremorfa Park and replace the existing buildings with new build accommodation from September 2023
  • Establish post-16 provision for up to 250 pupils within the new buildings from September 2023

Primary and Early Years Provision

  • Close St Albans R.C Primary School, from August 2021
  • Increase the capacity of Baden Powell Primary School from 420 places (2 Forms of Entry) to 630 places (3 Forms of Entry) from September 2021
  • Reduce the age range of Baden Powell Primary School from 3-11 to 4-11 from September 2021
  • Transfer Baden Powell Primary School to Tremorfa Park and replace the existing buildings with new build accommodation from September 2023
  • Increase the capacity of Tremorfa Nursery School from 112 places to 128 places and expand the range of services on site including Flying Start childcare and parenting support, within an Integrated Children’s Centre on the existing Tremorfa Nursery School site and the vacated St Albans R.C Primary School site from September 2021

Community Facilities

  • Upgrade community facilities in Tremorfa through the replacement of public open space, significantly improved community facilities located on the new school site, and replacement pitches for shared use with St Alban’s Rugby Club and the wider local community.

 

These are significant changes to schooling, buildings and spaces in our community and now is the time to share your opinion on the plans.  There are so many different ways in which you can contribute your opinion – everyone can have their say!

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