Gorslas Primary School – Increase in Capacity

Title: Gorslas Primary School – Increase in Capacity

Council section(s): Education

Consultation Period: 06 NOV 2017 9:30am to 17 DEC 2017 11:59pm.


Consultation on this proposal will follow the guidelines established by the Welsh Government and will involve identified interested parties, including school governors, school staff, parents, pupils, local councillors, community councillors, Estyn, unions, Assembly Member / Regional Assembly Member, neighbouring authorities and other stakeholders as stated in the School Organisation Code (2013).


Gorslas catchment area. 

Why are we consulting?

Due to the increase in demand for Welsh medium education places, the Local Authority propose to increase the capacity of Gorslas Primary School from 110 to 210 which will help the school to accommodate current and future demand for Welsh medium education places. Further information in relation to the proposal and the need for the increase in capacity can be found in the attached consultation document.

How to get involved

Consultees are invited to submit any observations in relation to the proposal by returning the pro-forma included within the attached consultation document (Appendix E) or in writing to:
Director of Education & Children’s Services, Building 2, St. David’s Park, Jobs Well Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3HB.
Alternatively, consultees may wish to submit observations via e-mail to: DECMEP@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Next steps

A consultation report will be produced and published on Carmarthenshire County Council’s website which will summarise the observations submitted by consultees and Carmarthenshire County Council’s response to these observations.

Supporting Documents

The consultation document providing all relevant information in relation to the proposal is attached.

Gorslas Consultation Document


Sara Griffiths
School & Communities Development Project Officer
Building 2, St David’s Park, Jobs Well Road
SA31 3HB
01267 246618