Issue details

School Organisation Planning: Primary School Places to serve Cathays and parts of Gabalfa, Heath, Llandaff North and Plasnewydd

At its meeting on 17 December 2020 the Council Cabinet  authorised officers to consult on proposals to:


·       consult on proposals to increase the capacity of Ysgol Mynydd Bychan from c0.9FE (192 places) to 1.5FE (up to 315 pupils) from September 2022. 


·       undertake a stakeholder engagement exercise to shape proposals that would be taken forward to provide an appropriate balance of Welsh-medium and English-medium primary school places to serve the area.


It was noted that consultation on the Admission Arrangements for the 2022/23 academic year will include a proposal to reduce the admission number of Allensbank Primary School from 45 to 30 places.


It was noted that officers would bring a report on the outcome of the consultation to a future meeting to seek authorisation as to whether to proceed to publish proposals in accordance with section 48 of The School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013 


This report summarises the views expressed during the consultation with recommendations regarding how to proceed





Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/05/2021

Decision due: 17 Jun 2021 by Cabinet

Scrutiny Consideration: Amber/Ambr


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