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Future’s proposal to expand provision at Pimlico Academy to include a primary school onsite is currently in the planning application stage.
Please support our proposal to offer local families the high quality state education they want for their children by signing our Pimlico Primary petition. In 'location' please enter your postcode.
By signing this petition, you are supporting the application made to Westminster City Council (ref. 12/05495/FULL) regarding the construction of a new non-denominational primary school within the site of the existing Pimlico Academy.
We want to take this opportunity to remind you of the plans and benefits of expanding provision at Pimlico Academy to include Pimlico Primary.
Pimlico Primary will increase local parents’ choice of schools for their children. At present, there are only two non-denominational schools. As a result, many local parents struggle to get a place for their child in a local non-denominational school. There are currently no all-through schools in South Westminster.
Significant Demand for an All-Through, Non-Denominational School
The response to our recent consultation, which targeted 18,000 stakeholders and included residents, teachers, parents and local community groups, is very positive: 78.9% of respondents support our proposal to set up Pimlico Primary.
Planning for a Positive Impact: the Expansion of an Outstanding School
The proposed location and design will minimise the impact on both current students and local residents. Design and plans for the school have specifically taken the following into account:
A careful and extensive search for possible sites preceded the development of plans to situate Pimlico Primary on the Academy’s site. Creating an all-through education on a shared site is educationally advantageous:
Further information, including details of our recent exhibition, can be found here: www.pimlicoacademy.org
Our planning application can be viewed on Westminster City Council's website: http://idoxpa.westminster.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=M4UT6LRPZ5000