Decision details

New School Provision to serve parts of Pontprennau and Old St Mellons

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the proposed establishment of a new primary school in new build premises on the St Edeyrn’s Housing Development in Pontprennau and Old St Mellons




1.            the proposal for St Mellons Church in Wales Primary School to transfer to the new school site on the new housing development at St Edeyrn’s (Local Development Plan Strategic Site G), expand from 105 places to 210 places and extend its age range from 4-11 to 3-11 by incorporating a nursery for 48 part time places be noted


2.            it be noted that the statutory consultation process is to be undertaken by the school governing body, and instruct officers to provide all reasonable assistance in this regard.


3.            agreement, in principle, be given to the provision of the new school site on the new housing development at St Edeyrn’s, subject to appropriate terms being agreed, with advice from the Section 151 Officer and Director of Governance and Legal Services; and


4.            the Director of Education & Lifelong Learning be authorised to formally respond on behalf of the Council to the public consultation issued by the school governing body in due course.


Publication date: 22/03/2019

Date of decision: 21/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/04/2019

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