Statutory consultation on proposed 3-18 Campus in Tain closes Wednesday 29 October

 

The deadline for public comment is Wednesday 29 October. Further information is on the Council’s website at: www.highland.gov.uk/tainschool.

Members of the public are invited to submit their comments: by e-mail: ecsadmin@highland.gov.uk; or in writing to Brian Porter, Head of Resources, The Highland Council, Care and Learning Service, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 5NX.

At the Council’s Education, Children and Adult Services Committee on 28 August 2014 the following plans were proposed:

  • To discontinue education provision at the following campuses – Tain Craighill Primary School, Tain Knockbreck Primary School and St Duthus Special School and to relocate provision to a new 3 to 18 campus to be established on the site of the existing Tain Royal Academy.
  • Until the proposed 3 to 18 campus is available, to relocate current Pre-school provision from St. Duthus School campus (English Medium) and the Tain Knockbreck Primary School campus (Gaelic Medium) to temporary modular accommodation on the current Tain Craighill Primary School campus.
  • To establish a new 3 to 18 community campus on the site of the existing Tain Royal Academy comprising Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Additional Support Needs (ASN) and Gaelic Medium provision to replace all other local authority education provision within Tain, including the existing Tain Royal Academy building and Community Complex.
  • To combine the existing school catchment areas of Tain Craighill Primary School and Tain Knockbreck Primary School to become the catchment area of the new combined Primary School within the 3 to 18 campus.

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28 Oct 2014
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