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Chancellor's School expansion plans made public
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Re: Consultation on the expansion of Chancellor's School ends June 6
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2018, 02:00:31 pm »
Some interesting comments just posted on the Chancellor's School expansion plans article on North Mymms News.  You can read them here.

The correspondent, a local resident, makes a number of points which they sum up by saying that: "The proposed plan does not seem to take into consideration the current environmental needs and travel needs of the school."

Feel free to reply and add your response to the piece.
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Re: Consultation on the expansion of Chancellor's School ends June 6
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2018, 05:19:47 pm »
In addition, the proposed plan does not take into consideration the possibility of a new secondary school at New Barnfield which would service South Hatfield and Welham Green.

The Chancellors School proposed expansion document states "Why does the school need to expand?
The school needs to expand because there is an increase in the student population of
Hatfield Town which is now moving into the secondary phase. There are simply not enough
secondary school places. Without this expansion there will be unmet demand for school
places for the population of the local area."


Welwyn Hatfield Council have signed a Statement of Common Ground (SoCG) with Hertfordshire County Council http://www.welhat.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=13037&p=0 (document EX57 in the submitted documents for the current examination of the Local Plan).

The SoCG states that if, as expected, the Council raises its current housing target to make the Plan sound then HCC, as landowners, will make the New Barnfield site available for a new secondary school.

This would obviously have ramifications on the availability of secondary school places, and it is amazing that this is not been factored in to current thinking.
 

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