Agenda item

Welsh Medium Starter School - Neath Abbey


Members noted the additional information circulated prior to the meeting as a public supplement.




Having given due regard to the impact assessments in relation to equality, risk and Welsh Language, and to the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales 2015), together with the legal implications and in line with Section 48 of the School Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013.


1.           Approval be granted to statutory publish a proposal to establish a new Welsh – medium primary school at St John’s Terrace, Neath Abbey, Neath. SA10 7ND.


2.           That the date of implementation be the 1st January 2023.


3.           The that Notice of the proposal be published on the 30th June 2022, allowing 28 days for receipt of objections.  A report to be brought back to Members following the outcome of this period for final determination.



Reason for Decisions:


To enable the Council to comply with the formal publication requirements of the School Organisation Code and associated legislation.  Implementation of the proposal will enable the Council to promote high educational standards and the fulfilment of every child’s potential.  It will also enable the Council to meet its duty to secure efficient education in its area.


Implementation of Decisions:


With the agreement of the Cabinet Scrutiny Chairperson the decision will be for immediate implementation. There is no call in on this item. 



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