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SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL
General

Primary School Development

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Notice effective from
25th April 2013, 15:51 to 25th May 2013, 15:51

Primary School Development - Various Schools
Notice is given in accordance with sections 15(1) and 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 that Southampton City Council intends to make the following discontinuance and prescribed alterations proposals:
Bitterne Park Infant School and Bitterne Park Junior School (Community Schools), Manor Farm Road, Southampton, SO18 1NX (Linked Proposals)
- From 1 September 2013 to discontinue Bitterne Park Infant School.
- From 1 September 2013 to change the age range of Bitterne Park Junior School from 7-11 year olds to 4-11 year olds, thus creating a primary school.
- The capacity of the Bitterne Park Infant is 270. The capacity of Bitterne Park Junior is 360. The capacity of the primary would be 630.
- The current admission number for the school is 90 and the proposed admission number will be 90.
- The site of the primary school will include the existing site and the site and buildings formerly occupied by the discontinued linked school.
Tanners Brook Infant School and Tanners Brook Junior School (Community Schools), Elmes Drive, Southampton, SO15 4PF (Linked Proposals)
- From 1 September 2013 to discontinue Tanners Brook Junior School.
- From 1 September 2013 to change the age range of Tanners Brook Infant School from 4-7 year olds to 4-11 year olds, thus creating a primary school.
- The capacity of Tanners Brook Infant is 300. The capacity of Tanners Brook Junior is 360. The capacity of the primary would be 660*.
- The currentadmission number for the school is 120 and the proposed admission number will be 120.
- The site of the primary school will include the existing site and the site and buildings formerly occupied by the discontinued linked school.
Oakwood Infant School and Oakwood Junior Schools (Community Schools), Sandpiper Road, Southampton, SO16 8FE (Linked Proposals)
- From 1 January 2014 to discontinue Oakwood Infant School.
- From 1 January 2014 to change the age range of Oakwood Junior School from 7-11 year olds to - The capacity of Oakwood Infant is 180. The capacity of Oakwood Junior is 240. The capacity of the primary would be 420.
- The current admission number for the school is 60 and the proposed admission number will be 60.
- The site of the primary school will include the existing site and the site and buildings formerly occupied by the discontinued linked school.
Valentine Infant School and Heathfield Junior School (Community Schools), Valentine Avenue, Southampton, S019 0EQ (Linked Proposals)
- From 1 January 2014 to discontinue Heathfield Junior.
- From 1 January 2014 to change the age range of Valentine Infant from 4-7 year olds to 4-11 year olds.
- The capacity of Valentine Infant School is 300. The capacity of Heathfield Junior is 360. The capacity of the primary would be 660**.
- The currentadmission number for the school is 120 and the proposed admission number will be 120.
- The site of the primary school will include the existing site and the site and buildings formerly occupied by the discontinued linked school.
St Monica Infant School (Community School), Bay Road, Southampton, SO19 8EZ and St Monica Junior School (Community School), St Monica Road, Southampton, SO19 8ES (Linked Proposals)
- From 1 January 2014 to discontinue St Monica Junior School.
- From 1 January 2014 to change the age range of St Monica Infant School from 4-7 year olds to 4-11 year olds, thus creating a primary.
- The capacity of St Monica Infant is 270. The capacity of St Monica Junior is 360. The capacity of the primary would be 630.
- The current admission number for the school is 90 and the proposed admission number will be 90.
- The site of the primary school will include the existing site and the site and buildings formerly occupied by the discontinued linked school.
This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal. Copies of the complete proposal can be obtained from: Primary School Development Consultation, Infrastructure, Children's Services and Learning, Floor Four, One Guildhall Square, Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY or infrastructureandcapital.projects@southampton.gov.uk.
Within six weeks from the date of publication of these proposals, any person may object to or make comments on the proposals by sending them to the postal or email addresses above.
Signed Alison Elliott, People Director
Alison Elliott, People Director
Publication Date: 25 April 2013 Explanatory Notes
School Admissions for Bitterne Park Infant & Junior and Tanners Brook Infant & Junior: The allocation of year R and year 3 places for September 2013 entry will not be affected by this proposal. If the proposal is approved Southampton's Admission Policy for Community Primary Schools will applyfrom September 2013 onwards. No pupils will be displaced if the proposals are taken forward as pupils currently attending the schools after the implementation date will be automatically transferred to the relevant primary school under the respective linked proposals.
School Admissions Oakwood Infant & Junior, Valentine Infant & Heathfield Junior and St Monica Infant & St Monica Junior: The allocation of year R and year 3 places for September 2013 entry will not be affected by this proposal. If the proposal is approved Southampton's Admission Policy for Community Primary Schools will apply from January 2014 onwards. No pupils will be displaced if the proposals are taken forward as pupils currently attending the schools after the implementation date will be automatically transferred to the relevant primary school under the respective linked proposals.
The Council's Home to School Transport Policy will apply to all transport arrangements to schools where a change of age range is approved.
*Tanners Brook Infant increased its PAN from 90 to 120 in September 2012. It is planned that the infant, and subsequently the junior, will expand year on year until all year groups have expanded.
** Valentine Infant increased its PAN from 90 to 120 in September 2012. It is planned that the infant and subsequently Heathfield Junior will expand year on year until all year groups have expanded.

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