Jubilee Park school consultation

Update May 2017

This proposal has now received final approval and the school will open in September 2017.

Read the latest frequeently asked questions (pdf) which outline some organisational arrangements for the new school.

Update January 2017

Newport City Council consulted on a proposal:

To establish a new primary school in Newport for pupils aged between 3 and 11 years, on the Jubilee Park housing development, with effect from September 2017.

Download the Report to the Cabinet Member for Education & Young People (pdf)

Download the associated Decision Schedule (pdf)

Download the Fairness and Equality Impact Assessment (pdf)


15 November 2016 - 2 January 2017

The consultation process was an opportunity for people to learn about the proposal, ask questions and make comments that will be recorded and summarised in a consultation report which will be published here and considered when the council takes a decision.

Two drop-in sessions were held for those most directly affected by the proposal with council officers on hand to explain the proposals in more detail and answer any questions:


Date and time

Rivermead Centre, Fuscia Way, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9LD

Thursday 24 November 2016, 3.30pm – 6pm  

Committee Room 7, Civic Centre, Newport, NP20 4UR

Friday 25 November 2016, 9am – 11.30am


Download the formal consultation document (pdf)

Download the everyday summary version of the consultation document (pdf)

consultation pro-forma (pdf) was available at the drop-in sessions.

Responses to this consultation will not be counted as objections to the proposal but will instead counted as adverse comments.

Objections to a proposal can only be registered following the publication of a statutory notice, which is the second stage in the proposal.

This consultation ended midnight, Monday 2 January 2017. 

The proposal

The proposal concerns the establishment of a new English-medium community-maintained primary school on the Jubilee Park housing development to provide education for children aged between 3 years and 11 years.

The new school will have a published admission number of 45 for the Reception to Year Six groups, plus a 24 place nursery class which will accommodate a maximum of 48 children over the two morning and afternoon sessions.

The new school will also have a dedicated class base to support pupils with additional learning needs.

The new school will be established on a growing school basis to support the growing Jubilee Park development.  

What happens next?

Following the end of the formal consultation period a consultation report has been  prepared which summarises the issues and points raised by consultees and includes a list of frequently asked questions about the proposal.

Download the Jubilee Park consultation report (pdf) 

Statutory Notice Stage

The council's Cabinet Member (CM) for Education and Young People has considered the views and responses received during the formal consultation process and has decided to take forward the proposal.

Download the Report to CM for Education and Young People (pdf)

Download the associated Decision Schedule (pdf)

Download the updated Fairness and Equality Impact Assessment (pdf)

Statutory Notice (pdf) was published 8 February 2017 for a period of 28 days following this publication date.

Final decision

The full statutory consultation process has ended on the council’s proposal to establish a new primary school on the Jubilee Park development.

This process passed through the statutory notice stage without objection and a final decision has been taken by the Cabinet Member for Education and Young People to implement the proposal. 

Download the Report to the Cabinet Member for Education and Young People (pdf)

Download the associated Decision Schedule (pdf)  

Download the Fairness and Equality Impact Assessment (pdf)

Download the final decision notification letter (pdf)