Formal joint consultation to reduce the capacity and extend the age range at Malpas Church in Wales Primary School
This is a formal consultation on a joint proposal put forward by the Governing Body of Malpas Church in Wales Primary School together with Newport City Council:
To reduce the published admission number of Malpas Church in Wales Primary School from 54 to 45 from September 2024; and to extend the age range from 4-11 to 3-11 with effect from September 2025;
Download the Report to the Cabinet Member for Education and Early Years (pdf)
Download the associated Decision Schedule (pdf)
Download the Fairness and Equality Impact Assessment (pdf)
The consultation ran from 19 June 2023 until 30 July 2023.
The consultation process represented an opportunity for people to learn about the proposal, ask questions and make comments that will be recorded and summarised in a consultation report. The report will be published on the school’s website and the Council’s website and will be considered when the Governing Body and the Council decide the way forward.
Download the full formal consultation document (pdf)
Download the everyday summary version of the consultation document (pdf)
The consultation ended at midnight, 30 July 2023.
View the Consultation Report (pdf) which summarises the consultation and engagement process, comments received and the council’s response.
What happens next?
Following the end of the consultation period, a consultation report will be prepared which summarises the consultation and engagement process, the comments received and the Governing Body and/or the Council's response to these comments.
The Governing Body of Malpas Church in Wales Primary School and Newport City Council’s Cabinet Member for Education and Early Years will then consider the views expressed and decide whether to proceed with the proposal. If the decision is taken to proceed, the proposal will be published by way of a statutory notice. The statutory notice period will last for 28 days following the date of publication and enables people to express their views in the form of supporting or objecting to the proposals.
If no objections are received following the publication of the statutory notice, the Governing Body of Malpas Church in Wales Primary School and the Cabinet Member for Education and Early Years will make the final decision as to whether to proceed.
If any objections are received and not subsequently withdrawn during this notice period, the Council’s Cabinet will determine the final decision.