Moving Victoria Primary School?

(adapted from an email form Robbie Crockett, Acting School Estate Planning Manager)

Aa statutory consultation on a proposal to relocate Victoria Primary School to a new building in the Western Harbour and undertake catchment changes in the Western Harbour and North Leith areas of the city began on 30 January 2017.  The public consultation period will run until 5pm on Friday 17 March 2017.

The proposal in the statutory consultation paper principally affects Victoria Primary School and Trinity Primary School.  The paper also proposes very minor catchment changes for Holy Cross RC Primary School, Trinity Academy and St Thomas of Aquin’s RC High School.

Further information including the full statutory consultation paper, background papers and an online questionnaire are available at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/newvictoriaschool.  Copies of the statutory consultation paper are available for inspection at the Council Offices at Waverley Court, at Leith and Central Libraries and at the schools affected by the proposals.

Two public meetings will be held:

Venue Date Time
Trinity Primary School Tuesday, 21 February 2017 6:30 – 8:30pm
Victoria Primary School Monday, 27 February 2017 6:30 – 8:30pm

During the consultation period, any views on this proposal should be sent in writing to the address below or by e-mail to new.victoriaschool@edinburgh.gov.uk. All views, whether by letter, e-mail or using the online questionnaire should arrive by 5pm on Friday 17 March 2017.

Following the conclusion of the public consultation period a report on the Outcomes of the Consultation will be presented to the Council in June 2017 and the report will be made publicly available three weeks before the Council meeting.

Robbie Crockett
Acting School Estate Planning Manager
School Estate Planning (New Victoria School Consultation) | Communities & Families | The City of Edinburgh Council | Waverley Court Business Centre 1.2 | 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG

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