Pupils find place to take GCSEs after Sheffield private school closes following liquidation

Sheffield pupils have been handed an exams lifeline after their school closed down just weeks' ago.

Sunday, 12th March 2017, 6:18 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:07 am
Handsworth Christian School
Handsworth Christian School

Pupils at the £5,000-a-year Handsworth Christian School have been allowed to sit their GCSE exams at Hope House School in Barnsley.

Four Year 11 pupils faced an uncertain situation as with their summer exams on the horizon.

The closure has been heavily criticised by parents with school bosses citing a 'fall in numbers' leading to financial problems.

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"Serving the wider community and its children sits right at the heart of our values as a school so we were more than happy to find a way to help out these young people."

Hope House School is a private Christian school in the centre of Barnsley.