Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


A report providing details of the outcome and findings of the statutory consultation exercise undertaken in respect of the formal proposal to close Ashfield Primary School as detailed in the published Consultation Report, and in accordance with the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 as amended, was considered. 


An email submitted by the Chair of Achnamara Village Hall Committee was also tabled for the Committee’s information.




The Committee agreed to:


1.    note the contents of the Consultation Report (Appendix A); and


2.    approve the implementation of the following:


a)    Education provision of Ashfield Primary School be permanently discontinued with effect from 31 October 2019.


b)    The pupils of Ashfield Primary School’s catchment area continue to receive their education at Tayvallich Primary School on a permanent basis with effect from 31 October 2019.


c)    The delineated catchment area of Tayvallich Primary School be permanently extended to subsume the whole delineated catchment area of Ashfield Primary School from 31 October 2019.


(Reference: Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Education dated 7 August 2019 at Ashfield Primary School Consultation Report dated August 2019, submitted and email from Chair of Achnamara Village Hall Committee dated 2 September 2019, tabled)

Publication date: 11/09/2019

Date of decision: 05/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/09/2019 - Community Services Committee

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