Statutory Consultation on Proposal to Amalgamate Kincorth and Torry
Academies and Create a new School on the Bobby Calder Park Site
As you will be aware, Aberdeen City Council is proposing to close Kincorth
Academy andTorryAcademy, to amalgamate the two schools and establish a new,purpose-built secondary school on theBobbyCalderParksite.
The new school will accommodate pupils in the currentKincorthAcademyandTorryAcademycatchment areas/zones, including those from new housing developments.
A period of Statutory Consultation commences on Thursday 18 April and ends on Friday 31 May 2013, a total of 30 school days.
In 2013, 6th May is a holiday and 7th May is an In-Service Day.
A statutory Consultation Document will be made widely available, including at local schools and on the Council website.
You are encouraged to submit your views on the proposal by writing to
Kincorth and Torry Academies Consultation
Education, Culture and Sport
Business Hub 13
Second Floor North
or by emailing email@example.com
All submissions should be received by 5.00pm on Friday 31 May 2013.
A series of public consultation meetings will be held on:
Wednesday 8 May 2013 atKirkhillSchoolfrom 9.45 – 11.15am,
Wednesday 8 May 2013 at Torry Academy from 7.00 – 9.00pm,
Tuesday 14 May 2013 atCharlestonSchoolfrom 7.00 – 9.00pm,
Wednesday 15 May 2013 atKincorthAcademyfrom 7.00 – 9.00pm,
Tuesday 21 May 2013 atWalkerRoadSchoolfrom 9.45 – 11.15am and
Tuesday 21 May 2013 inCharlestonSchoolfrom 1.30 – 3.00pm.
To assist stakeholders in accessing relevant information, a dedicated area of
Aberdeen City Council website will be populated with all information within this
consultation document and further detail on the consultation process and data
relating to the proposal.
The relevant web pages can be accessed at
Following the consultation period, a Consultation Report will be presented to the
Education, Culture and Sport Committee. This will include a summary of
representations received during the consultation period and at the public meetings,
along with the Service responses to representations made.
Should you have any questions about the Consultation process, please write to or
email the addresses above.
We look forward to receiving your comments.
Director Education, Culture and Sport