Posted: Tue 29th Mar 2016

Consultation Meeting For Young People

This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 29th, 2016

A pupil consultation meeting is to be held on Wednesday, 13th April in relation to the ongoing consultation on English-medium secondary provision in Haverfordwest. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The two secondary schools affected by the proposals – Sir Thomas Picton School and Tasker Milward VC School – will each nominate pupils to attend the meeting. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

It will be held at the Pembrokeshire Archives in Prendergast, Haverfordwest at 4pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The consultation on English-medium secondary provision in Haverfordwest can be found at Pembrokeshire County Council’s website at www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/haveyoursay ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The consultation is asking the public to give their views on the following proposals: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • Discontinue Sir Thomas Picton School and Tasker Milward VC School
  • Establish a new 11-16 English medium school in Haverfordwest and to provide additional ALN provision for pupils with complex learning needs;
  • Provide post 16 provision for the above school in a new sixth form centre as part of a formal collaboration between the County Council and Pembrokeshire College with some accommodation co-located on the site of the 11-16 school;
  • Express a preference to implement a Hub and Spoke model when and where it is practicable to do so.

All schools which could be affected by the new proposals were provided with copies of a young-person friendly consultation document at the beginning of the consultation process. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The closing date for consultation responses is Thursday 14th April. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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