Search

Fakenham Academy opens new sixth form centre

PUBLISHED: 09:27 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:27 01 November 2017

Wayland Academy, Fakenham Academy, UTC Norfolk and Attleborough Academy. Picture: TEN Group, Ian Burt, Bill Smith and Denise Bradley.

Wayland Academy, Fakenham Academy, UTC Norfolk and Attleborough Academy. Picture: TEN Group, Ian Burt, Bill Smith and Denise Bradley.

Archant

Fakenham Academy has today opened its new sixth form centre, after a £750,000 investment in the refurbishment.

The Academy in Fakenham was originally divided between two sites, with Fakenham College located at Highfield House, on Wells Road, and the high school at the main academy site on Field Lane.

Plans were announced last year to unite the two, with the college being renamed Fakenham Sixth Form when it moves onto the Field Lane site.

The refurbished buildings have had a quarter of a million pound investment.

It is hoped that by 2020, up to 300 sixth form students could be taught there, rather than the current 150.

Other news

Iconic literature will be at the heart of a special charity event being held at a stately home in Norfolk next month.

An event to recruit volunteer workers and supporters for the new Maltings arts, heritage and community hub has been planned for May 2.

13:51

An evening of fundraising and fashion is set to be held in Fakenham.

13:06

Bookings are now open for a big charity fund raising day on the grounds of one of North Norfolk’s top estates.

Most Read

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Residents of a Norfolk village have watched with amusement as their noisiest neighbour has become part of an unusual family.

Read more
Friday, April 20, 2018

The results of a housing survey have revealed that there has been a significant increase in property prices in one of Norfolk’s most popular seaside towns while wages have stagnated.

Read more
Norfolk
Sunday, April 15, 2018

A north Norfolk eatery has been selected as the best in the county by the National Pub & Bar Awards.

Read more
United Kingdom
13:06

Bookings are now open for a big charity fund raising day on the grounds of one of North Norfolk’s top estates.

Read more
Norwich
13:51

An evening of fundraising and fashion is set to be held in Fakenham.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 10°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter