Barnfield Skills Academy
|Founder||Sir Peter Birkett|
|DfE URN||136214 Tables|
First established in September 2010 as Barnfield Studio School, it was one of the first two studio schools to be established in England. Barnfield Skills Academy is sponsored by Barnfield Education Partnership Trust, and is part of the Barnfield Federation of schools. The main feeder schools of Barnfield Skills Academy include other schools in the Barnfield Federation. These include Barnfield South Academy and Barnfield West Academy.
Pupils at Barnfield Skills Academy study for core GCSEs in English, Maths and Science. Students also study for an OCR National in Science and the BTEC First Diploma in Business, as well as choosing a BTEC Certificate or Diploma from Art, PE or Music. In addition pupils pursue a Level 1 or 2 award in a vocational area, which is delivered at one of the Barnfield College campuses. Students in the sixth form study for a BTEC Extended Diploma in Business or Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, as well as undertaking up to 12 hours of paid work per week.
- "Barnfield Skills Academy â€" new site, new name!". Studioschool.barnfield.ac.uk. Retrieved 2013-07-31.
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