Members thanked officers for all the work they had undertaken in developing this proposal before Members today.
1. Having given due regard to the consultation, objections and the impact assessments in relation to equality, risk, community usage and Welsh Language together with the legal implications, and in the light of all the material, in line with Section 53 of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013, approval be granted to establish with effect from 1st September 2024 an English-medium 3-11 school with an LSC, in new build premises to accommodate pupils from the current catchment areas of Alltwen Primary, Godre’rgraig Primary and Llangiwg Primary, all of which would be discontinued on 31st August 2024.
2. That the implementation dates be the 31st August/1st September 2024.
3. That the sites and buildings of the three vacated schools be declared surplus to the operational requirements of the Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning Service.
Reason for Decisions:
To enable the Council to comply with the legislative requirements that provide for the implementation of the proposal. It will also enable the Council to promote high standards and the fulfilment of every child’s potential and meet its duty to secure efficient education in its area.
Implementation of Decisions:
The decision will be implemented after the 3 day call in period.