21st Century Schools
School closure information
Proposals to Re-organise School Provision in the Rhondda and Tonyrefail areas of RCT
This consultation has now ended. Further information will be available shortly.
A number of impact assessments have been completed as part of these proposals. These Impact Assessments will be reviewed and updated throughout the consultation process.
You can download them from the links below.
Proposal to close Rhiwgarn Infant's School
The Council has recently concluded the formal process to close the above named school. The Council’s Cabinet resolved at their meeting held on 30th October 2014 to confirm the closure, with
effect from 31st December 2014. Pupils will transfer, subject to parental preference, to Cymmer Infants School with effect from 1st January 2015.
Aberllechau Primary School
The Council has recently concluded the formal process to close Aberllechau Primary School. Cabinet resolved at its meeting on December 8, 2014 to confirm the closure, with effect from December 31.. Pupils will transfer, subject to parental preference, to Pontygwaith Primary School.
Download a copy of the decision notice
School Catchment Areas
Following the recent consultation processes to amend certain school catchment areas in the County Borough, The Council’s Cabinet met on 19thMarch 2014 when all proposals were approved. The areas in question were:
- The adjoining catchment areas of Dolau, Llanharan and Brynnau Primary Schools
- A minor amendments to the catchment areas of YG Garth Olwg and YG y Cymer
- An amendment to the catchment area of Y Pant Comprehensive School
An alteration was made to the proposal in respect of Y Pant Comprehensive and details of this amendment can be viewed in the Letter sent to parents.
Proposed Re-Alignment of Learning Support Classes
The Access & Inclusion Service seeks to consult with relevant stakeholders regarding the proposals to re-align Learning Support Class provision within Rhondda Cynon Taf.