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A growth in the pre-school population has been evident in recent years in the west of the Llanishen High School catchment area. This includes parts of the Llanishen, Lisvane, Rhiwbina and Heath wards.   


 

A public consultation is taking place to ask for your views on options for the provision of additional English-medium and Welsh-medium primary school places in and around the Llanishen area. 

This public consultation will run from 16 June to 28 July 2014.  


 

View a copy of the document (1.89mb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window detailing the proposed changes and contact us with your views. 


 

Your views matter and we want you to tell us what you think about the proposal. You can do this by attending one of the meetings below, and/or by completing the Consultation Response Form which can be found on page 25 of the consultation document (1.89mb PDF)​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window   


 

Alternatively, complete the online response form to have your say (survey closed)  

 

Additional information


Nursery Places


The number of nursery places currently available at the school subject to the proposals are as set out below:


Coed Glas Primary School: 48 Full Time Equivalent places
Ton yr Ywen  Primary School: 40 Full Time Equivalent places
Ysgol y Wern: 36 Full Time Equivalent places


 

Finance


The provision of additional primary schools places in and around the Llanishen  area is included within the Council’s Band A 21st Century schools funding bid.  The 21st Century Schools Band A submission has been approved in principle by the Welsh Government (subject to the successful Business Case).


The combined funding included within the bid is for £4.493m.


School budgets are primarily funded by formula funding mechanism which uses as its main driver pupil numbers.  Any increase in pupil numbers as individual schools will need to be reflected in the revenue budget of the school.


Impact of the proposal on the Welsh Language


 

It is not anticipated that there will be any negative impact on the Welsh Language as a result of these proposals. 


 

The schools subject to the proposals are existing schools which offer a range of after school activities and some may have community organisations offering services from the school facilities.  It is not anticipated that there would be a negative impact on any of these activities.


 

For details of any such activities please contact the schools directly.          


 

If you have any queries regarding this please contact the Schools Organisation Planning Team on (029) 2087 2720 or via email to schoolsresponses@cardiff.gov.uk


 

Consultation meeting dates  


 

Date Time Venue Type of meeting
Monday 23 June 7pm Ton Yr Ywen Primary School Public Meeting
Friday 27 June 2pm – 4pm Llanishen Library Drop in session
Monday 30 June 7pm Coed Glas Primary School Public meeting
Thursday 03 July 10am – 12noon Rhiwbina Library Drop in session
Tuesday 08 July 11am – 1pm Llanishen Leisure Centre Drop in session
Thursday 17 July* 7pm Ysgol y Wern Public meeting

 

*This meeting was originally due to take place on 10 July but was rescheduled due to industrial action.