School consultations and closure proposals

Current school consultations

Proposal to Replace Tain Royal Academy, Craighill Primary School, Knockbreck Primary School and St. Duthus School with a new 3-18  Campus  

We are seeking the views of local communities on a proposal to replace the following schools, Tain Royal Academy, Craighill Primary School, Knockbreck Primary School and St. Duthus Special School, with a new 3-18 campus on one of two possible sites, either the Tain Royal Academy site or the Craighill Primary site.

We are keen to hear the views of the community on the best location for the new campus.

The views of parents, the local community and others will be sought over a period extending from 5 June 2018 to 4 September 2018. A public meeting will be held on 18 June 2018 at 6.30pm in the Games Hall at Tain Royal Academy Community Campus.

Proposal Paper and Appendices

Comments on the proposal should be submitted to Derek Martin, Area Care and Learning Manager, Care and Learning Service, Highland Council Offices, 84 High Street, Dingwall IV15 9QN, or by email to education.consultations@highland.gov.uk  or using the online form below. Comments should arrive no later than Tuesday 4 September 2018. 

Comment on this proposal

Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar

We are seeking the views of local communities on a proposal to establish a catchment area for Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar.  A public meeting was held at Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar, 6.30pm on 27 February 2018

Read the proposal

The public consultation period has now closed. We are currently considering the responses received.

Review of the proposal to Establish a new Primary School to serve the Ness Castle and Ness-side housing develpoments, Inverness

We have published the Final Consultation Report into our proposal to establish a new primary school to serve the Ness Castle and Ness-side housing developments.

The public consultation ran from 23 October 2017 to 1 December 2017.

The Final Consultation Report was submitted to the Highland Council's Care, Learning and Housing Committee on 30th May 2018.

The Committee agreed to recommend to the Council the establishment of a new school and creation of a new catchment area to serve the Ness Castle and Ness-side housing developments.

The Council will consider the Committee's recommendation on 28th June 2018.

Final Report and appendices

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