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Proposal to Review Admission Arrangements arising from School Catchment Area Variations at St Mary's Primary School Polbeth, Our Lady of Lourdes PS and St Ninian's PS

West Lothian Council Education Executive agreed the proposal on 18 January 2022.

Proposal

West Lothian Council agreed, on 10 September 2019, to undertake formal consultation on the proposal to review admission arrangements arising from school catchment variations at St Mary's Primary School Polbeth, Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School and St Ninian's Primary School.

Statutory Consultation

In terms of the Schools (Consultation)(Scotland) Act 2010 (the Act), any proposed changes to a school estate in this case review of admission arrangements arising from school catchment area variations, requires Statutory Public Consultation.

The Consultation involves the parents/carers/children and staff of St Mary's Primary School Polbeth, Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School and St Ninian's Primary School as well as all other key stakeholders associated with the school and statutory consultees as detailed in Schedule 2 of the Act.

Consultation Paper

The consultation paper is available electronically on the attached link Proposal St Mary's PS Polbeth, Our Lady of Lourdes PS and St Ninian's PS [542KB] .   Proposal to Review Admission Arrangements arising from Denominational PS Catchment Area Variations at Gavieside [951KB]

Consultation Period

The Consultation period will run from 15 September 2021 until 5pm on Friday 5 November 2021.

This timescale adhered to the statutory consultation period for such circumstances which is a minimum of 6 consecutive weeks and include at least 30 school days.

Public Consultation Meeting

Public Consultation Engagement Drop In Event - East Calder Primary School.

Consultation Meeting

Following discussions with Education Scotland the education consultation meeting on the 30 September, 7.00pm till 8.30pm will now be held virtually. 

Decision

West Lothian Council Education Executive agreed the proposal on 18 January 2022. For more information see the Education executive report on WLC Coins: Coins Report - St Mary's PS Polbeth, Our Lady of Lourdes PS and St Ninian's PS