South West Wales

Pembrokeshire sixth form changes consultation extended

Image caption The proposed school changes, including to sixth forms

A consultation on controversial plans to alter sixth form education in Pembrokeshire has been extended to Friday.

It had been due to end on Tuesday, but there was a technical problem with an online response form over the weekend.

The council wants to close three sixth forms and open a new centre in Haverfordwest, merge two schools and build a new Welsh-medium secondary.

Opposition councillors previously lost a vote to stop the plans.

Campaigners have held three protests against the proposals this year.

Save our Sixth Form, an action group opposed to the changes, have said they fear a lack of continuity could harm some students's prospects.

Image caption Youngsters held up banners and chanted during a protest earlier this year

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