Castlebrae Community High School Consultation Outcome Report
Report published 21 February 2013
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Outcome of the consultation process for the proposal to close Castlebrae Community High School and associated catchment changes affecting Portobello and Liberton High Schools
The City of Edinburgh Council recently consulted, under the terms of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010, on a proposal to close Castlebrae Community High School from the end of the 2012/13 school year and make changes to the local non-denominational secondary school catchment areas.
Following consideration of the issues raised, a consultation report has been prepared and published (published on 21 February 2013). The Consultation Report will be considered by Elected Members at the meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council on 14 March 2013.
The Executive Summary of the consultation report has been reproduced over the following pages for reference.
View the full Consultation Report
The Consultation Report and Appendices are available electronically as a PDF (560KB) of the full Castlebrae Community High School Consultation Outcome Report.
Alternatively, you can use the green button at the right hand side of this document to view the particular sections of the report which are available for individual download. You can also download the original 2012 consultation papers using the lower of the two green buttons.
Reference copies of the Consultation Outcome Report are available in Craigmillar Library, Portobello Library and Newington Library as well as at the City of Edinburgh Council Reception Desk at Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh. You may also telephone 0131 469 3161 if you would like to request a hard copy.
Read the Executive Summary of the Consultation Report
The information contained in the Executive Summary of the Consultation Report can be found on the following pages, or you can download a PDF (51 KB) of the Executive Summary here.
- Financial, equalities and sustainability impacts
- Consultation and engagement
- Background reading / external references
Decision process and 'call-in'
If the Councillors decide to close Castlebrae Community High School at their meeting on 14 March 2013 then Scottish Ministers would have six weeks to decide whether to 'call-in' the proposals for their review. Any person wishing to make a representation to the Scottish Ministers that the dicision should, or should not, be called in have three weeks from the date of the Council's decision to make their representations to the Scottish Ministers. If the Council takes a decision on 14 March 2013 the six week period would end on 26 April 2013.
General contact for initial enquiries.
Children and Families Resources Team
4 East Market Street
Tel: 0131 469 3161