The Bramcote School is a mixed secondary school with academy status in Nottinghamshire. It teaches children from 11 to 16 (Years 7–11). It is located in Bramcote. The Head Of School is Heidi Gale. It is a member of The White Hills Park Federation Trust. On 1 October 2012 The Bramcote School rebranded from Bramcote Park Sports, Business & Enterprise School to The Bramcote School. In the summer of 2017, the school moved from its old site into buildings shared with Bramcote College Sixth Form, and began operating and branding under the name Bramcote College (although the name legally remains as The Bramcote School)

The Bramcote School
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Address

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Coordinates52°56′22″N 1°15′04″W / 52.9395°N 1.2511°W / 52.9395; -1.2511Coordinates: 52°56′22″N 1°15′04″W / 52.9395°N 1.2511°W / 52.9395; -1.2511
Information
TypeAcademy
Department for Education URN138837 Tables
OfstedReports
Executive PrincipalPaul Heery
Genderco-educational
Age11 to 16
Enrolment597
HousesTrent, Newark, Sherwood & Welbeck
Colour(s)Blue, White & Red
Head Of SchoolMrs H Gale
Website

CampusEdit

It is located to the south of Bramcote Woods, and to the east of Bramcote Park recreational and open grounds. It is part of a larger campus of schools build around the 1950s, which include Foxwood Special School, and the former Bramcote Hills Sport & Community College now a sixth form centre and part of Alderman White School.

Access to the school is from the eastbound A52 to Nottingham and shares a drive with Bramcote Leisure Centre and Foxwood School. There is also a restricted vehicular and pedestrian access to the site of the former Bramcote Hills Sport & Community College following the creation of the federation, to enable staff and student movements between the schools.

HistoryEdit

This was the first school to be built on the Bramcote Hills Site. In 1948 it opened as a Secondary Modern boys school named Bramcote Hills Boys School.[1] and was a hospital in ww2

Previous Name changesEdit

Bramcote Park Comprehensive School became a Business and Enterprise school in 2004. After receiving business status, it re-branded its image by announced a new logo and identity, consisting of red, white and blue.

After the complete closure of Bramcote Hills School in 2011, the school adopted their status as a specialist Sports College.

FederationEdit

In 2007 the school became part of a three-piece federation, named The White Hills Park Federation Trust under one executive headteacher (Kevin Dean, who retired in 2013) and governing body. The School was federated with neighbouring Bramcote Hills Sport & Community College and nearby Alderman White School Year 10 & 11 students are able to travel across sites to take part in cross federation lessons. They travel via school minibus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Web hosting, domain names, VPS - 000webhost.com". Archived from the original on 28 November 2009. Retrieved 8 September 2009.

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