College partnership with schools

PEAKS College is teaming up with four local secondary schools to deliver courses, following news that a £5.5m extension is on target for completion later this year.

Applications are now being accepted for courses due to begin in September, including GCSEs and A-levels as well as vocational qualifications and foundation courses.

The South East Learning Partnership includes Birley Community College, City School, Handsworth Grange Community Sports College and Westfield Sports College.

Facilities from September include a learning resource centre, refectory, extra science laboratory, enterprise hub, workshops and performance spaces.

lPeaks College, in Waterthorpe Greenway, holds an open evening on March 15 from 6pm.