Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (267)

Simon Harris

Question:

267. Deputy Simon Harris asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will outline the timeline for providing the new second level school which he announced for an area (details supplied) in County Wicklow; when patronage will be decided for this school; when it is expected to open its doors to students; when a decision will be made on the precise location; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30332/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The intention is to provide the school to which the Deputy refers in the northern part of county Wicklow. A precise location will be decided in time to facilitate the expected commencement date of the new school, which is 2016.

Applications have been invited from prospective patrons. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 12 July 2013. The successful patron will be announced later this year.