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Firth Park Academy

Firth Park Academy is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the Shiregreen area of Sheffield, England.

Firth Park Academy
Address
Fircroft Avenue

, ,
S5 0SD

England
Coordinates53°25′33″N 1°26′44″W / 53.42579°N 1.44548°W / 53.42579; -1.44548Coordinates: 53°25′33″N 1°26′44″W / 53.42579°N 1.44548°W / 53.42579; -1.44548
Information
TypeAcademy
Department for Education URN139334 Tables
OfstedReports
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 16
Enrolment1,019
Colour(s)Blue (light and dark), white
PublicationIn Touch
Websitehttp://www.firthparkacademy.org/

It is partnered with Longley Park Sixth Form, HBH Academy Trust, Beck Primary School, Hucklow Primary School and others.

History

The school began as Firth Park Secondary School in 1920, becoming Firth Park Grammar School in 1937. This became the comprehensive Firth Park School in 1969. Old pupils of the school are known as Old Firparnians. In 2004, the Longley Park Sixth Form College was opened on the site of Firth Park Grammar School. The school gained specialist status as an Arts College and was renamed Firth Park Community Arts College. The school converted to academy status on 1 August 2013 and was renamed Firth Park Academy. The school is now sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust.

 
Firth Park Secondary School Blazer Badge, pre-war. The motto reads "Each for All - All for Each"

Academic performance

Currently, the school achieves average GCSEs grades; a large number of students entering the school have average attainment level of around 85%. The number of students achieving five or more A*-C GCSEs has been increasing for the past several years. The sixth form college for Firth Park Academy is Longley Park Sixth Form.

Television appearance

From 2016 to 2021, Firth Park Academy appeared in the CBBC show, Our School. This showed the journey of new Year 7's joining Firth Park Academy.

Notable former pupils

Firth Park Grammar School

Firth Park Secondary School

References

  1. ^ Battersby
  2. ^ "Any ex Firth Park School lads n lassies out there?". www.sheffieldforum.co.uk. 16 March 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2010.

External links

  • School website

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