Anfield Community Comprehensive School
|Local authority||Liverpool City Council|
Anfield Community Comprehensive School was a secondary school in the Anfield area of Liverpool, England. The school had over 1100 pupils. The Anfield code was "Committed to achievement in the community".
Located in the inner-city, the school struggled in academic performance indicators, but experienced a dramatic turn around in GCSE pass rates in the 1993 and 1994 results. A 1995 Times report profiling the "quiet revolution" cited a cleaner environment, uniforms, and a new code of conduct as causes for the change.
Closure was planned in 2005 due to amalgamation with Breckfield Comprehensive School, some parents formed the Anfield Parents Action Group to organise opposition.
The school closed in 2006, and the merged school opened as the North Liverpool Academy. The North Liverpool Academy's first site was the Anfield building on Priory Road. The academy later moved[when?] to a new site near to Everton Park.
Recent Development Proposal
Demolition of the school buildings commenced towards the end of 2010 and completed in early 2011. Liverpool City Council is currently exploring options for the redevelopment of the site in conjunction with local stakeholders. The site will be made available for development purposes as ond part of the new Anfield Project, launched by the City Council on 24 June 2013.
Alderson, K. (1 February 1995). Children speak volumes for quiet revolution. The Times, home news.