AN East Staffordshire school has announced it is linking up with other sites in the area in a bid to expand the subjects on offer to its pupil.
Senior teachers at Abbots Bromley School has revealed that is had joined forces with Lichfield Cathedral School in a bid to offer youngsters the ‘best educational opportunities’
First, a Sixth Form partnership will begin in September 2014, allowing both schools to offer a wider choice of subjects by coordinating their curricula. Each school offers courses not available at the other, so this partnership will provide students with a wider range of post 16 options.
Second, Abbots Bromley will make its sports and cultural facilities available for use by Lichfield Cathedral School students.
Victoria Musgrave, executive head teacher of Abbots Bromley School, said: “This is an exciting collaboration that builds on the strengths of both our schools and provides young people in Staffordshire with inspirational new possibilities for Sixth Form.”
David Corran, head teacher of Lichfield Cathedral School, said: ”This is a bold and creative initiative for Sixth Form,combining the skills and experience of both schools, and all students stand to gain a great deal. This is not a merger of the two schools; this is simply an irresistible opportunity to share facilities and expertise to the benefit of all.
“Our two schools share a common vision of the Christian values embedded in learning and teaching, values that help us to create a challenging, nurturing and supportive school environment focused on helping each child to fulfil their potential.”
Abbots Bromley School provides independent day and boarding education for girls aged 3 to 18 and boys aged 3 to 11.
The 53 acres of stunning grounds include an equestrian centre with both indoor and outdoor facilities and stabling for horses, an indoor swimming pool and a sports hall.