Young people wanting to study for A levels in the Merseyside borough of Knowsley are facing having to travel outside the borough because Halewood Academy wants to close its sixth form next year for financial reasons. It was the last remaining in Knowlsey to offer A Levels.
Teachers and pupils got back to their desks today less than two weeks after their special school was destroyed by arson.
Cromwell High in Dukinfield was left in such a mess it was feared they'd be unable to return until September..
But, following an urgent call for help from the community, nearby Inspire Academy came to the rescue.
Today, many of the pupils with autism, physical and learning disabilities were back at school.
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Education bosses in Blackpool are promising to raise standards in the town's schools. A project called "The Blackpool Challenge" has been created by the council and the Regional Schools Commissioner and is backed by headteachers in the resort’s 40 schools, plus a further 40 learning centres. It is a four-year plan, with an initial £1.25m being pumped into the school system when and where it is needed to try and drive up standards. Professor Sonia Blandford is from Blackpool Challenge and says there are a number of reasons why more needs to be done to improve education in the town.