Brookway gets go ahead for Health Academy......
It is proposed that Brookway
High School and Sports College will be closed on the 31 August 2010 subject
to 600 place, co-educational, 11-16 Health Academy being established in its place
from 1 September 2010. It is proposed that pupils currently attending
School and Sports
College will be able to transfer
automatically to the new Health Academy. However, if parents/carers
prefer, admission maybe sort at other schools in the area, subject to the
availability of places.
The new Health
Academy is proposed to be
built on the new premises on the existing Brookway site. Special transport
arrangement are therefore are not necessary, although the City Council will
continue to operate a free travel pass scheme. Please note this will not affect
the Brookway Community Sports Facility.
From 2010 the proposed Health Academy will admit 120 pupils to year
The New Health Academy
A new kind of school is coming to Wythenshawe, one that improves education
for all children in the local area. This school will be the Manchester Health
Academy which will open its doors to students in September 2010.
The new Academy
will offer state-of-the-art facilities and a curriculum and opportunities that
will equip students for the 21st century. The Academy will specialise in
health sciences and will work in partnership with local hospitals.
News of the
appointment of a new Principal, Mr Barry Burke.
For further information, please visit Manchester
City Council website
Or visit Partnership for Schools website by clicking here