Knowsley planning return of A-levels after shut down

Knowsley is planning to offer its young people A-levels again, with government and local representatives holding meetings over a new A-level centre.

 

The last school in the borough to teach A-levels, Halewood Academy, announced last year that it could no longer afford to offer the qualifications.

 

It prompted complaints from parents in a borough that already had among the UK's lowest rates of university entry.

 

The plans would see the building of a new dedicated centre for A-levels.

 

A delegation from Knowsley Council has held meetings with the Department for Education, the Education Funding Agency and local MPs.

 

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