In terms of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010, West Dunbartonshire Council is now formally embarking upon a consultation with regard to the proposal to establish a new school providing education for young people with additional support needs in the former Riverside ELC premises from August 2024.

Consultation Period:

The consultation will run from Monday, 3 October 2022 – until midnight on Friday 11 November 2022

Proposal Document:

We are seeking views from interested parties on the proposal and the Proposal Document can be accessed here: 

Your view counts:

There are a number of ways you can get involved and participate in the consultation:

  • You can complete the via a SurveyMonkey - Now closed!
  • You can put your response in writing to the Chief Education Officer at West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton. G82 1QL, or by email
  • You can attend one of the public meetings (see dates below).
  • You may wish to put your view forward on an individual basis rather than participating in the online public meeting or you may have some questions you want to ask. Please contact us on 01389 737391

Proposal Document

The Proposal Document is available here and copies will also be available to collect from:

  • St Martin’s Primary School, Place of Bonhill, Renton, Alexandria G82 4QB
  • Alexandria Library, Gilmour Street, Alexandria G83 0DA
  • West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton G82 1QL
  • Clydebank Town Hall, 5 Hall St, Clydebank G81 1UB

Public Meeting

The public meeting provides an opportunity for interested parties to hear more about the proposal, ask questions about the proposal and have their views recorded so that they could be taken into account as part of the consultation process. The meetings will be held in person and online.

An online meeting will be held on Tuesday 25 October at 4.00pm.  A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, 25 October in St Martin’s Primary school at 7.00pm.

If you would like to join the online meeting, please email with your name, contact number and email address.


Compilation and issue of Section 8 (1) information to Education Scotland

  • 18th November – 26th November 2022

Education Scotland – 3 week period for response

  • 29th November - 21st December 2022

Consultation Report published for 3 weeks

  • 14th February – 7th March 2023

Report to Educational Services Committee

  • 8 March 2023
This consultation closed
Fri 11 November 2022 11:59 PM