As of 31 August 2016 Ysgol Maes Edwin officially closed with pupils transferring to others schools in the local area, subject to parental preference.
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Proposal to close Ysgol Maes Edwin, Flint Mountain as of 31st August 2016 with pupils transferring to other schools in the local area subject to parental preference.
Flintshire County Council wishes to seek the views of interested parties regarding the proposal to close Ysgol Maes Edwin from 31st of August 2016 with existing pupils transferring to other schools in the local area, subject to parental preference.
The consultation documents set out information which consultees could consider to participate fully in the consultation process. The process follows regulatory guidance as set out in the Welsh Government’s School Organisation Code 2013.
The formal consultation period commenced on Wednesday 21st October 2015 and ended on Wednesday 2nd December 2015.
The consultation report summarising the issues raised during consultation alongside the Council's response was made available at the links below.
A statutory notice to discontinue Ysgol Maes Edwin was issued, the statutory notice period ran from Friday 28th January 2016 to Friday 26th February 2016 during which time any person was able to object to the proposal.
An Objection report summarising the issues raised during the objection period was also made available at the link below.
On Tuesday 19th April 2016, Flintshire County Council’s Cabinet determined the proposal to close Ysgol Maes Edwin, Flint Mountain as of 31st August 2016 with existing pupils transferring to other schools in the local area subject to parental preference. Cabinet considered the proposal, the statutory objections received, together with the local authority response in accordance with the requirements of the School Organisation Code 2013. Upon consideration the Cabinet decided to approve the proposal.
The decision made by Cabinet was however subsequently called in on Thursday 28th April 2016, there the decision was discussed, considered and robustly debated by the Education and Youth Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Having considered the decision, the Education and Youth Overview and Scrutiny Committee decided to refer the matter to Full Council. Full Council met on Tuesday, 10th May 2016 and having discussed and robustly debated the proposal, is satisfied with the explanation which it had received. Full Council then decided to implement the decision.
The decision letter and the objection report are available by following the links below.
Consultation Response Form
Ysgol Maes Edwin Children and Young People Consultation Feedback
Children and Young Persons Consultation Document
Consultation Response Form
Equality and Welsh Language Impact Assessment - Version 2
Equality and Welsh Language Impact Assessment
Community Impact Assessment
Transport Impact Assessment