- South Lanarkshire Council
Our petition was able to acheive the following result from South Lanarkshire. Thanks to everyone who signed...I fully appreciate your concerns and would wish you to be aware that a further discussion of our future plans for the budget took place on 20 October at a meeting of the Council’s Executive Committee. As a result it was agreed that all of the proposals should be further assessed. This exercise was recently completed and I can confirm that the proposal to review stand alone nurseries will not go ahead at this time.
Cathkin Community Nursery provides an outstanding service that benefits the community and beyond. It has achieved the highest HMIe rating possible and is a brand new facility. It is a 52wk a year nursery providing parent/carers with the chance to up skill and enter the workforce. The government are working to improve children's life chances, we know that a child's early years will determine how they will do later.
The government have also said that they will extend on pre school education for some Two Year Olds as well. Cathkin Community Nursery are already implementing what the Government would like to see happening Nationwide, so why then would South Lanarkshire Council be looking to close the role model for Scottish Nurseries?
We the undersigned, call on South Lanarkshire Council to refrain from closing Cathkin Community Nursery as part of the Councils Three Years Savings Proposals.
The Save Cathkin Community Nursery petition to South Lanarkshire Council was written by charlene coll and is in the category Education at GoPetition.