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Specialist Schools: Lincolnshire

Volume 502: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what specialist schools have been established in North-East Lincolnshire since 1997. (304423)

There are eight schools in North East Lincolnshire that have gained specialist status since 1997: Cambridge Park Maths and Computing College (Maths and Computing 2007), Healing School (Science 2004), Hereford Technology School (Technology 2004), Humberston Comprehensive School (Maths and Computing 2006), Matthew Humberstone Church of England School (Business and Enterprise 2003), St. Mary’s Catholic School (Humanities and Language 2005), The Lindsey School and Community Arts College (Arts 2000), Tollbar Business and Enterprise College (Business and Enterprise and Humanities 2000)

There are also three academies in North East Lincolnshire. The Havelock Academy specialises in Maths, Computing and Engineering (2007). The Oasis Academy, Immingham specialises in Engineering with Business and Enterprise (2007) and the Oasis Academy, Wintringham specialises in Sports and Health with Business and Enterprise (2007).

The Western Technology College, in partnership with Hereford Technology School had specialist status from 2000 until 2004 until the partnership between the schools finished. The Western Technology College closed in August 2008 due to falling pupil numbers.