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Space for Students in the Britannia Area

Wherever they live, students deserve a great education, great teachers and high-quality learning environments.

In spring 2016, we began a conversation with parents and community members in the greater Britannia area to talk about creating great learning spaces for students attending Brightview, Britannia, Mayfield and Youngstown schools. We collected ideas and feedback and formed working committees to develop concepts, based on what we heard.

In spring 2017, we presented the concepts and collected feedback once more. We released a Report to the Community in June 2017 to share our findings. The feedback we received did not lead us to a firm decision for the Britannia area.

HELP CREATE A COMMUNITY-DRIVEN PLAN

Using the feedback we heard from the community and the independent cost-benefit analysis conducted by an external vendor, we came back to the community in April and May for several meetings.

We wanted to hear more from you, share potential concepts with the community and gather ideas through small group discussions. Thank you to everyone who came and participated at these meetings. Your ideas will help guide the concept we choose for the Britannia area.

VIEWBritannia Area Presentation Slides (PDF)

CONCEPTS BEING CONSIDERED

CONCEPT A 
Supported concept from previous meetings 

  • YOUNGSTOWN: New Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 school
    • Students could remain at their current school during construction.
    • Once construction is done, the old building will be removed and replaced with field space. 
  • BRITANNIA: New Grade 4 to 9 school
    • A new building would sit on top of a portion of the current school.
    • Students may or may not be able to stay in the current building during construction.

CONCEPT A - YOUNGSTOWN MAP 

CONCEPT A - BRITANNIA MAP 


CONCEPT B
Supported concept from previous meetings 

  • BRITANNIA: New Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 9 school
    • Combines Brightview, Britannia, Mayfield and Youngstown schools into one new school.
    • Current Britannia students would go to another school during construction, as the new building would be built where the school currently is located.

CONCEPT B - BRITANNIA MAP


CONCEPT C
New concept not previously shared 

  • BRITANNIA: New K-9 school 
    • Current Britannia students would go to another school during construction, as the new building would be built where the school currently is located.
  • MAYFIELD: Full replacement Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 school 
    • A full replacement school would serve as a specialized early education “hub” and also provide K-3 regular programming for students north of 107 Avenue.
    • All students would then attend Britannia School when they enter Grade 4.
    • The school would be built where the existing building is on the Mayfield site, which means current Mayfield students would go to another school during construction.

CONCEPT C - BRITANNIA MAP


CONCEPT C - MAYFIELD MAP

NEXT STEPS

Thanks to everyone who shared their feedback. We’ll share what we heard and make a decision. We will include the chosen concept in a future Three-Year Capital Plan, which is what we submit to the government each year to request funding for new schools and modernizations.

QUESTIONS

For questions about the concepts or next steps, contact Infrastructure Stakeholder Engagement and Support at 780-429-8539.