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Statutory Consultation for Creation of New Grandhome Zone from Middleton Park Zone 2014

Consultation Closed:

Consultation report and decision taken at Education and Children's Services Committee 11 March 2015. Link to committe page below.

 

 

 

ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL IS PROPOSING TO:

Rezone ground within the Middleton Park School zone which lies to the west and north of the current limit of the built up area of Middleton Park to a new zone to be created to serve primary education provision in the Grandhome development, with effect from August 2015

The Local Development Plan 2012 for Aberdeen City Council identified a development opportunity in the Grandhome Estate. This developed will result in up to 7,000 new houses being constructed between 2015 and 2030. This area is highlighted as OP12 in the map. 

The impact of this development on the existing primary school estate was considered by the Education, Culture and Sport Committee at its meeting of 7 February 2013. One of the decisions of this meeting was that officers should review the zones of Brimmond School and Middleton Park School and consult on the proposal to rezone elements of each school's zone to a new zone which will be created to serve primary education in the Grandhome development.

A period of statutory consultation commences on 25 August 2014 and ends on 10 October 2014.  

Public Meeting

A public consultation meeting will be held on:

Wednesday 24 September 2014 from 19.00 to 20.30 at Middleton Park School.

Other requests from relevant partner organisations will be considered by officers as appropriate.

 

Availability of Documents

A copy of the statutory consultation document will be available for public consultation during the period of consultation at the following venues:

On 6 October 2014 the Proposal Document was amended to show revised pupil roll projections for Middleton Park School, excluding the Grandhome development. The pupil roll based on the existing school zone remains unaltered.

Marischal College
Central Library
Bridge of Don Library
Middleton Park School
Oldmachar Academy
The Shepherd's Nursery
Danestone Community Centre
Oldmachar Playgroup
Whitestripes Playgroup
Danestone School (Nursery)
Forehill School (Nursery)
Glashieburn School (Nursery)


 

Submission of Views

Any written observations should be sent to:

Grandhome - Middleton Park Consultation
Education, Culture and Sport
Aberdeen City Council
Business Hub 13
Second Floor North
Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN
AB10 1AB


or by email to

schoolestate@aberdeencity.gov.uk

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 10 October, 2014.
It is intended to respond to issues raised from correspondence within a report presented to the Education, Culture and Sport Committee.