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Hans Price Academy

Wyvern Community School
Religion Non-denominational
Principal Tony Searle[1]
Location Marchfields Way
Weston-super-Mare
Somerset
BS23 3QP
England
DfE URN 136708 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 725 as of January 2012
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Website .uk.org.hanspricewww

The Hans Price Academy, formerly known as Wyvern Community School, is a secondary school with academy status in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England. The school, which has specialist Sports College status, has 725 students between the ages of 11 and 16 years as of January 2012.

In 2009, 31% of the pupils at the school achieved 5 or more GCSE passes at grade C or above including mathematics and English, and a contextual value added (CVA) figure of 1002.1.[2] In 2010, the GCSE score improved to 35%, but was still the lowest in North Somerset,[3] and was below the local authority average of 56.1% and national average of 53.4%.

In 2009, plans to turn the school into an academy were revealed.[4] On 1 May 2011, Wyvern School became the Hans Price Academy,[5] named after local Victorian architect Hans Price. The academy is now run by educational charity Cabot Learning Foundation, which plans to spend £14 million transforming the site.

Alumni

References

  1. ^ Hans Price Academy - Contact
  2. ^ "Wyvern Community School". BBC. 15 January 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Secondary schools and colleges in North Somerset". 2010 Secondary School League Tables. BBC News. 12 January 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Wyvern academy plans progress". Weston Mercury. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Weston's Wyvern School wins funding for academy plan".  
  6. ^ Brockes, Emma (22 April 2002). "Rupert bared". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 23 March 2010. 

External links

  • Official website
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