This Consultation is now closed.
Statutory Consultation on Proposed New Primary School in Torry Area 2016
To amend the existing school zones of Tullos School and Walker Road School by rezoning the area of ground south of Balnagask Road which is currently within the zone of Walker Road School to the Tullos School zone, with effect from the start of the 2017/18 Academic Session on 22 August 2017
To amend the existing school zones of Tullos School and Walker Road School by rezoning the following ground to a new, third Primary School in Torry with effect from the start of the 2020/21 Academic Session in August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter:
- ground to the north and east of houses on Brimmond Place;
- north and east of Balnagask Road from Brimmond Place;
- east of Oscar Road from Morven Place to Glenbervie Road;
- north and east of Grampian Road from Glenbervie Road to Victoria Road; and
- north and east of Victoria Road from Grampian Road to Victoria Bridge
To locate and construct the proposed new Primary School, early education and childcare facilities and Community Hub on the site of the existing Torry Academy, once education provision at Torry Academy has ceased and pupils are relocated to the new Academy, with effect from the start of the 2018/19 academic session on 21 August 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter; and
That the new Primary School, early education and childcare facilities and Community Hub is operational with effect from the start of the 2020/21 Academic Session in August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter;
A period of statutory consultation commences on Monday 24 October 2016 and ends on Friday 9 December 2016 (inclusive, which represents 34 school days.
Public meetings to discuss the proposals will take place on:
- Wednesday 9 November 2016 – Walker Road School at 7pm to 8.00pm
- Thursday 10 November 2016 – Tullos School at 7pm to 8.00pm
(Please note the finish times and locations above differ from the initial 24 October press advert, this is in order to avoid a clash with a PTA group meeting)
Other requests from relevant partner organisations will be considered by officers as appropriate.
A copy of the statutory consultation document will be available for public consultation during the period of consultation at the following venues:
Walker Road School
Walker Road Nursery
Submit your views online using our survey monkey comments form
Any written observations should be sent to:
Torry New School Consultation
Education and Children's Services
Aberdeen City Council
Business Hub 13
Second Floor North
or by email to
All submissions shall be published on the Aberdeen City Council web site and within subsequent reports to committee. Respondents are requested to avoid the inclusion of personal information such as children's names, medical conditions etc within their responses.
All submissions expressing views on the proposals detailed in this document should be made in writing or by email by 5.00pm Friday 9 December, 2016.
It is intended to respond to issues raised from correspondence within a report presented to a special Committee in February 2017. This will provide information for Elected Members to make a final decision on the proposal.