Colchester Academy set for 450 more pupils

School set for 450 more pupils

School set for 450 more pupils

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COLCHESTER Academy has unveiled plans to increase the number of pupils from 750 to 1,200 at the opening of its £15million expansion.

The academy was significantly under capacity when it opened in 2010.

Now it is planning to admit 240 pupils a year instead of 120 from September 2015.

Gazette:

Headteacher Barry Hersom said: “Colchester is a boom town. We are expanding to accommodate the increasing number of children in Colchester.”

Julie Young, a governor, said: “We hope the new buildings, improved standards and a focus on behaviour will see Colchester Academy become the first choice of education.”

For the full story and more pictures see today's Gazette.

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11:19am Wed 5 Mar 14

jammin says...

Charlie Lou will never be 'first choice of education'
Charlie Lou will never be 'first choice of education' jammin
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9:45am Thu 6 Mar 14

stevedawson says...

Another one of blairs daft schemes.academy eh must be better, and with a young on board cant fail.
Another one of blairs daft schemes.academy eh must be better, and with a young on board cant fail. stevedawson
  • Score: -3

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