I’ve re-blogged this in the interests of providing the wider Waterlooville community with information about the developments that are occurring around them.
The Masterplan for the West of Waterlooville includes sites for two 2 form entry primary schools. Based on the expected rate of development, we are planning for the first of these schools (on the northern part of the Berewood site) to open in September 2014. Design work is now under way and we expect to make a planning application in October 2012. The new school would serve the northern parts of the Berewood development, together with the Taylor Wimpey (Old Park Farm) site as access from that development to the new school site will be available by the planned opening date.
Under the Education Act 2011, there is a presumption that new schools should be academies, so in the first instance the County Council has to seek an academy sponsor. This is done by publishing details on the County Council’s web site and notifying any potential sponsors of whom we…
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