Just 84 pupils will attend a propagandize in Shropshire this Sep when it opens for a final year, preparation bosses suggested today.
The Wakeman School in Shrewsbury has a ability for scarcely 700 pupils – though with a propagandize due to tighten in Aug subsequent year, numbers have dwindled to a unclothed minimum. Headteacher Karen Moore pronounced it would be business as common for a children, many of whom will be operative towards their GCSE exams.
“We are doing a best to safeguard that as distant as a children are endangered they are still removing a best preparation in a circumstances,” she said.
The school, in Abbey Foregate, is due to tighten as partial of an preparation reorganization imposed by Shropshire Council.
From Sep there will be no pupils in Year 7, usually 4 in Year 8, 20 in Year 9, nothing in Year 10 and 60 in Year 11.
A large criticism debate to save a propagandize unsuccessful to change a authority’s mind, and after a unsuccessful interest to a Schools Adjudicator, a governors threw in a towel.
The propagandize has a ability for 675 pupils, though usually 240 have been enrolled there in a past educational year.
Mrs Moore pronounced a pupils would continue to be taught in a common approach following a inhabitant curriculum.
“We have been formulation for this for some time,” she added. “We have famous about it for a year.
“As distant as a children are endangered their preparation will be as usual.”
A orator for Shropshire Council said: “Year 11 pupils will leave in a normal march of preparation in Jul 2012 and Year 10 pupils will sojourn in a propagandize until Jul 2013, when they will leave carrying finished their GCSE year.
“Year 9 will send to other schools in Sep 2012, where they will be means to follow their two-year GCSE courses but stop and Years 7 and 8 will send to other schools in Sep 2013.”