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Consultation on Admissions to Schools and Placing Request Policy

Notice ID: MF0537209

Notice effective from
29th January 2020 to 28th February 2020

Renfrewshire Council

Children's Services

Consultation on Admissions to Schools and Placing Request Policy

In terms of The Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010, Renfrewshire Council is now formally embarking upon a consultation with regard to the following proposal:

The proposed revised "Admissions to Schools and Placing Request Policy", includes the following proposals:

1. Change to primary 1 registration dates;

2. Revise primary 1 registration allocation of catchment places;

3. Revise transfer from primary to secondary allocation of catchment secondary places; and

4. Revise allocation of placing request places.

If you have an interest in decisions affecting any of the proposals, please join us at one of our public meeting events:

? 3 February 2020 - Castlehead High School at 6.30pm

? 5 February 2020 - Johnstone High School at 6.30pm

? 18 February 2020-Trinity High School at 6.30pm

The consultation period will run from 27 January 2020 until 31 March 2020. Copies of the statutory consultation document are available:

? Online at

; ?You can call and ask for a copy at 0300 300 0170;

? Request by e-mail from


? Request in writing from Director of Children's Services, Renfrewshire Council, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1LE;

? From all educational establishments; and

? From all public libraries.

Responses must be submitted by 31 March 2020.

Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

We need your details for the purpose of collating responses to this consultation and they will be used for the purposes of the Council's public functions. The Council may check your details with other information held and may share these with other council services and Education Scotland.

Consultation responseswill be made publiclyavailable on demand.Ifyou would prefer your comments not to be made public please record this on your response. Please note however, that the council may still be obliged to disclose your response, on request, due to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and so, is unable to guarantee confidentiality.

Further information on how the council handles your personal information can be found on:


Renfrewshire Council has a legal duty to eliminate discrimination; advance

equality; and foster good relations across all equality groups. In respect of this

consultation, the law requires that Renfrewshire Council pays"due regard"

to the likely or actual effects this policy proposal will have

on people in respect of their equality groups or protected ^^Cj4^A

characteristics. Accordingly, a pro-forma to record any equality

concerns regarding this proposal will be made available at all Renfrewshire

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public meetings.


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Renfrewshire Council

North Building , Cotton Street , Paisley , PA1 1BU 01418 425 000


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