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Current Consultations

Consultation on a Proposal to Amalgamate Springwell Infant & Nursery and Springwell Junior Schools - Ends: 16 March 2018

The Council is currently seeking views on its proposal to create a new primary school in September 2019 by amalgamating Springwell Infant & Nursery and Springwell Junior Schools.

This stage of the consultation process provides an opportunity for the Council to consider responses from parents/carers, staff and governors, the local community and other interested parties.  

This Consultation runs from 26th January to 16th March 2018.  Details of the proposal can be found in our Consultation Document.

Have your say by:

Completing an online questionnaire


Sending your comments and queries to Catherine Pinto, School Organisation Officer.


Recent Consultations

Southville Schools Consultation – Decision by the Schools Adjudicator regarding the amalgamation of Southville Infant & Nursery and Southville Junior Schools

Following formal consultation on the proposal to amalgamate Southville Infant & Nursery and Southville Junior Schools, the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) has approved the proposal to discontinue the two schools on 31 August 2018 and establish a new community primary school on the same site on 1 September 2018.

Access the full OSA Determination document.


The school admissions code 2014

This is statutory guidance from the Department. This means that recipients must act in accordance with it when carrying out duties relating to school admissions. The guidance covers determining admission arrangements, applications and offers, ensuring fairness and resolving issues, relevant legislation, sample admission arrangements and admissions timelines. View the Admissions Code