Posted: Fri 17th Jun 2016

Notice Given On New Primary School And Refurbishments

This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 17th, 2016

Anglesey County Council has given formal notice of its intention to build a brand new primary school in Bro Aberffraw area and refurbish Ysgol Parc y Bont and Ysgol Brynsiencyn. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The first proposal is for a new primary school in Bro Aberffraw will would see Ysgol Bodorgan, Ysgol Dwyran, Ysgol Niwbwrch and Ysgol Llangaffo merged to form a new Church in Wales voluntary controlled primary school. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The second proposal is for the refurbishment of the buildings of Ysgol Brynsiencyn and Ysgol Parc y Bont. It is planned that both proposals would be complete by September 1, 2018. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Statutory notices (in accordance with section 41 and 43 of the School Standards and Organisation Act (Wales) 2013 and the School Organisation Code) have now been published in respect of both proposals. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Education portfolio holder, Councillor Kenneth Hughes, said, “We’re committed to ensuring that our children are taught in schools which meet 21st century standards and expectations. This means investing in buildings which are fit for purpose, in the right place, which meet pupils’ needs and become a resource which communities can fully utilise.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“This new school and the refurbishments represent significant investment in the area – not only in terms of new infrastructure, but more importantly as a means of ensuring the very best education for those generations of children attending them.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Improving education and skills, and modernising the Island’s schools is one of the County Council’s main priorities. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Members of the public have until July 15th 2016 to present any objections to the proposals. They should be sent to the Programme Manager, Lifelong Learning Department, Isle of Anglesey County Council, Council Offices, Llangefni, LL77 7TW. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Any objections received would be considered by the County Council’s Executive Committee in due course. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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