Teachers at St Sampson's High School have come out in support of the three-school model to reform secondary school education in Guernsey.
In a letter to politicians, St Sampson's say 98.9% of teachers support the model with a co-located Sixth Form located on one of the sites.
It comes before the States debate on Wednesday 26 February where the future of education will be debated for the third time.
The plans were voted on in both January 2018 and September 2019, but have since faced strong opposition from members of the community including teachers, parents and local residents.
Last month more than 20 students walked out of lessons to protest against the plans for secondary school education in Guernsey.
Six amendments have been put in to the original requête calling for a halt to the proposed one-school, two-site model.
What are the amendments?
- Consider the business case - Guernsey's Policy & Resources Committee want the rest of the States to 'reaffirm' the current plan but put forward a business case for both a one-school, two-site model and a three-school model.
- Halt the reform and focus on improving current schools - Deputy McSwiggan wants to have a look at plans to rebuild La Mare de Carteret primary school and plans for the creation of Guernsey Institute.
- Take a look at transport - Deputy De Saumarez wants a comprehensive Travel Plan for the one-school, two-site model before it gets approved.
- No selective education - Deputy De Saumarez always wants the States to clarify that only non-selective models of secondary education will be considered in relation to this proposition.
- Stick to the plan - the Education Committee want to maintain the current timeline to deliver the reforms but will debate at a later stage whether further space should be added at the Lisia School.
- Move to the three-school model - Deputy David De Lisle wants to rescind the decision for a one-site, two-school model and move to a three-school model.
Teachers at St Sampson's are urging politicians to back the first amendment by Guernsey's Policy & Resources Committee to allow a full business case to be put forward.
They argue concerns raised by Douzaines, teaching and support staff and the public have been ignored.