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News - 30 August 2013
Headteacher David Williams

Whitehawk City Academy opens next week

The former Whitehawk Primary School will open its doors to pupils next week as the new ‘City Academy – Whitehawk’ under sponsorship from City College Brighton & Hove.

A new logo has been created with three kites linked together representing parents, pupils and teachers working together to inspire greatness, has been created to help inspire positive change. The school will open with a new governing body, a full team of staff for the first time in three years and a new head teacher.

City College staff from the painting and decorating unit at Campus East on Wilson Avenue volunteered their time during the school holidays to redecorate and create bright, clean and attractive communal areas in the school, helping to give it a new start.
 
New school uniforms have been issued free of charge to each pupil by sponsors City College Brighton & Hove and an exciting new programme of activities, with a strong emphasis on sport, to help build positive interpersonal skills will be introduced this term.
 
The academy aims to have class sizes no larger than 30 pupils per class, a tailored approach to each individual’s needs, an emphasis on ‘life skills’ including courtesy and respect, as well as creation of a vocational ‘Community’ Hub, enabling local parents and residents to access high quality work ready training.
 
Teacher training programmes, improved facilities, technology and equipment are all part of a raft of changes which will contribute to the goal of building a successful school that helps children move on in life with the best possible start.
 
David Williams has been appointed as the new head teacher. Lynn Thackway, Principal of City College Brighton & Hove and new Chairman of the academy’s governing body said, “On his recruitment, the Department for Education described David Williams as ‘inspirational’ and said ‘we are lucky to have someone of this calibre’. He is an outstanding leader and we have full confidence in him to lead the new academy.”

 

 

 


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