Proposed Amalgamation of Chiltern Gate and Maplewood Special Schools

Purpose of the Consultation

Buckinghamshire County Council is proposing that Chiltern Gate and Maplewood special schools in High Wycombe should amalgamate in April 2016. In accordance with Department for Education guidance a consultation on the proposal was undertaken between 12 September and 23 October 2015 to which almost 90% of respondents were in favour. The next stage is the publication of the statutory proposal and a period of four weeks (the representation period) during which comments and objections can be made.

Please see the attached document for full details of the proposal.

CG&M Annex A v2

Let us know your views

Any comments or objections can be emailed to:

or posted to: David Shaw, Children’s Social Care and Learning, Buckinghamshire County Council, Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UZ

The representation period is for four weeks ending on 18 December 2015


amalgamation launch

Proposed Almagamation booklet short

The Proposed Amalgamation full