Alban Church of England Academy
|Established||1977 (2011 as an academy)|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Headteacher||Mrs Lorraine Dougall|
|DfE URN||136550 Tables|
|Ofsted||Reports Pre-academy reports|
Pupils began attending Alban Middle School in the September 1976 after Bedfordshire County Council decided to implement the three-tier education system of lower, middle and upper schools across the county (as recommended in the 1967 Plowden Report). The school was officially opened in June 1977 by the then Bishop of St Albans, the Right Reverend Robert Runcie. The school was the first purpose built voluntary aided middle school opened in Bedfordshire by the Church of England Diocese of St Albans. The name of the school was subsequently changed by the school governors to Alban Church of England Middle School to reflect this link.
On 1st April 2011, the school re-opened as Alban Church of England Academy, becoming independent of local authority control. The Diocese of St Albans is the sponsor of the academy.
- "Alban Church of England Academy". Albanacademy.co.uk. 1977-06-13. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
- Published on Tuesday 5 April 2011 13:56 (2011-04-05). "Goldington school officially opens as academy - Local". Bedford Today. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
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