Latest update: July 2020

Outcome The amalgamation of Baker Street Nursery with Allan's Primary School

Scottish Ministers have reviewed Stirling Council’s Proposal Paper and Consultation Report relating to the proposal that Baker Street Nursery is permanently amalgamated with Allan’s Primary School and becomes Allan’s Primary School Nursery with effect from 17 August 2020. Scottish Ministers consider that Stirling Council has fulfilled its obligations in accordance with the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 As Amended and may now implement its decision to amalgamate the nursery with the school.

Therefore:

Baker Street Nursery will be permanently amalgamated with Allan’s Primary School and become Allan’s Primary School Nursery with effect from 17 August 2020.

You can view or download the letter detailing the decision made by Scottish Ministers.

Review of Education Provision at Baker Street Nursery and Allan’s Primary School

On 4 June 2020, the full Stirling Council Committee approved the proposal to review the education provision at Baker Street Nursery and Allan’s Primary School.  The Committee was satisfied to take this decision in accordance with the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 As Amended.

The Committee approved:
  • That Baker Street Nursery is permanently amalgamated with Allan’s Primary School and becomes Allan’s Primary School Nursery with effect from 17 August 2020.

Scottish Ministers Notification and Call-in Procedure

As a result of the Committee's decision to approve the proposal, the Council has informed Scottish Ministers of this decision in accordance with Section 15(2) and 2(A) of the Schools Consultation (Scotland) Act 2010 As Amended.

The legislation allows for any person to make representations either against or to support the decision to Scottish Ministers within three weeks of the Council taking their final decision to implement the decision.  Therefore, any representations must be made to Scottish Ministers by midnight on 25 June 2020.

Anyone wishing to make representation to Scottish Ministers during the three week period referred to above should do so by email to schoolclosure@gov.scot or in writing to:

The Scottish Government
School Infrastructure Unit
Area 2B (North)
Victoria Quay
EDINBURGH
EH6 6QQ

There is a section of the Scottish Government website which includes this information and the process: www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education/Schools/Buildings/changestoschoolestate

Further information is also available by contacting the Chief Education Officer at
educ-comments@stirling.gov.uk or in writing to:

Chief Education Officer
Schools, Learning and Education
Stirling Council
Wolfcraig
Dumbarton Road
Stirling
FK8 2LQ

The Scottish Ministers have a period of eight weeks following a local authority's decision in which to decide whether to call in the decision or not.  Stirling Council cannot, therefore, implement its final decision until the eight week period has elapsed.

 

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:51 PM