Consultation on Proposal to relocate St Crispin’s Special School to a new building in the Burdiehouse Area

Closed 19 Jun 2018

Opened 3 May 2018


It is proposed that St Crispin’s Special School be relocated to a new school site in Burdiehouse Crescent and that there is a a gradual shift in emphasis for St Crispin’s school in favour of upper primary and secondary school provision and the provision of enhanced accommodation for behaviour support working in conjunction with other special schools in Edinburgh.

The full details of the proposals are available in the statutory consultation paper which you should read before completing this questionnaire. The statutory consultation paper is available online at’sschool and copies are available in the affected schools, Newington Library, Captain’s Road Library, Central Library and the Council Offices at Waverley Court.

Why We Are Consulting

The Council has a legal obligation to carry out a statutory consultation under the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 as amended by the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The proposals put forward will have implications for families and we want to hear the views of anyone affected by the proposals. All comments made during the statutory consultation period will be recorded and represented in a final report to be considered by Council in October 2018.

What Happens Next

Thank you to everyone who participated in the statutory consultation process on the proposal to relocate St Crispin's Special School to a new building in the Burdiehouse Area.

The report on the outome is available to download here.  

This report will be considered at a Council committee on Thursday 2 May 2019.



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