thread As you've objected
If you speak to your local councillor you can ensure they call it in to committee, at which point you're allowed to go and speak.

Although at the very least your comment should be recorded in the report by the officer
permalink There is zero chance of the concellors being seen
To object to a new school building... my best bet is that it doesn't get to committee on the first pass and the planning officer tells them to sort some aspects.... But frankly it's futile and we will have a steaming pile of mediocre crap on the street for the next few years.