Consultation

In April 2017, the Corporation at Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College resolved to hold a comprehensive and in-depth consultation around a proposal to form and lead a Multi Academy Trust. You can find all relevant updates regarding the merger below.

30th June 2017 – Consultation update

Proposal to dissolve the corporation of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College and transfer the property, rights, assets and liabilities to a newly incorporated Multi Academy Trust, to be known as Tees Valley Collaborative Trust.

The corporation carried out a public consultation from 28th April 2017 to 1st June 2017.

The consultation was a comprehensive, open and transparent process and consisted of:

  • A consultation document that was distributed to key stakeholders
  • Online access to the consultation document and optional response proforma
  • A statutory notice in the Teesside Gazette and the Guardian regarding the college’s proposal to form and lead a multi academy trust
  • Public consultation meetings
  • Letters to students and Parents/carers
  • Consultation meetings with staff

The consultation asked the question “Do you support the proposal for Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College to form and lead a multi academy trust?

Respondents were also given the opportunity to add any comments in respect of the proposal.

A consultation response document which includes a summary of responses and next steps has been published and is available free of charge online or by contacting either college via consultation@pursglove.ac.uk or consultation@stocktonsfc.ac.uk.

Download the Consultation Summary

Download the Consultation Document

Download our letter to students, parents and carers

Download our letter to stakeholders

1st June 2017 – Consultation update

The consultation period has now closed. Thank you to all who got in touch to share your thoughts. We will now produce a response document which will be issued within one month of the close date [by 1st July 2017]. This document will be made available free of charge to anyone who requests it.

28th April 2017 – Consultation around a proposal to form and lead a Multi Academy Trust

You may have recently read about our Governing Body’s decision to conduct a comprehensive consultation around a proposal to form and lead a Multi Academy Trust

During the consultation period, we will be constantly updating this online toolkit with all of the information you need in order to find out more and make a response to our plans.

If you have any further queries which arise over the coming weeks, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our consultation process aims to be as transparent, meticulous and detailed as possible, to ensure everyone is informed, and given their chance to have their say, about key developments. We are available via email on consultation@pursglove.ac.uk and will respond to any queries within five working days.

Letters to students, parents and friends of the college

Download our letter to students, parents and carers

Download our letter to stakeholders

Download the Statutory Notice

Download the Consultation Document

Responding to our proposal

We welcome the opportunity for feedback on our proposal. Download our pro forma document, which can be returned to the college via post or email.

This document is available in many formats. Please contact the college reception for more details.

Please note, all responses must be received by Thursday 1st June 2017.

Public meetings

If you want to find out more about our proposals and visit a public meeting on a drop-in basis, we welcome you to come along to:

  • Prior Pursglove College on Monday 15th May, 5-7pm
  • Stockton Sixth Form College on Tuesday 9th May, 5-7pm