Barrow school's sixth form earmarked for closure
Chetwynde School's governing body has voted unanimously with "very heavy hearts" to start the process of ending its Key Stage Five sixth form provision.
Governors of the all-through school said despite having excellent A- Level teaching and results, "the school has increasingly struggled to retain pupils for its sixth form provision."
Chair of Governors Simon Mardel said the school has started a four week consultation period involving stakeholders, staff, sixth form students, Year 11 pupils and parents.
The Department for Education expects the board to build the... read more
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