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Statutory Consultation for Kincorth and Torry Academies 2013

Consultation Period Now Closed.

Public Feedback on Consultation:

Below all comments received during the consultation period may be viewed. Personal information has been removed from submissions.

 

 

Torry Academy Pupils carried out a petition to "Keep Torry Academy Open" to which they received 443 signatures on paper and 121 online entries. In addition they also carried out a survey on 2 questions. Their petition signatures, question responses and survey monkey analysis were handed to the council officers by 2 pupils.

Proposal

Aberdeen City Council is proposing to close Kincorth Academy and Torry Academy, to amalgamate the two schools and establish a new, purpose-built secondary school on the Bobby Calder Park Park Site.

The new school will accommodate all pupils in the current Kincorth Academy and Torry Academy delineated areas (school catchment areas/zones).

A period of Statutory Consultation commences on Thursday 18 April and ends on 31 May 2013 (inclusive), a total of 30 school days.

Public Meetings

A series of six public consultation meetings will be held on:

Wednesday 8 May 2013 in Kirkhill School at 9:45-11:15am
Wednesday 8 May 2013 Torry Academy at 7:00-9:00pm
Tuesday 14 May 2013 in Charleston School at 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday 15 May 2013 in Kincorth Academy at 7:00-9:00pm
Tuesday 21 May 2013 in Walker Road School at 9:45-11:15am
Tuesday 21 May 2013 in Charleston School at 1:30-3:00pm

Public Meeting Presentation Slides KincorthTorry Statutory 2013

Availability of Document

A copy of the statutory consultation document is available to view for public consultation during the period of consultation at:

Marischal College
Central Library
Cove Library
Kincorth Customer Access Point and Library
Torry Library
Abbotswell School
Charleston School
Kirkhill School
Loirston School
Tullos School
Walker Road School
Kincorth Academy
Torry Academy
Altens Nursery
Beech House Nursery
Clockwork Pre School Nursery
Cove Bay Kindergarten
Pebbles Playgroup
Kincorth Community Centre
Tullos Community Centre
Torry Youth and Leisure Centre, Oscar Road

The document and other information relating to the two academies is also available to view or download using the links on the right of this page.

Submission of Views

Any written observations should be sent to:

Kincorth and Torry Academies 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 expressing views on the proposals detailed in this document should be made in writing or by email by 5.00pm on 31 May 2013. It is intended to respond to issues raised from correspondence within a report presented to the Education, Culture and Sport Committee on 12 September 2013.