Edgar Wood Academy Funding Agreement signed; school to open September 2021

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News - 1 August 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Funding Agreement for Edgar Wood Academy has been signed by the Secretary of State for Education. This marks significant progress in the pre-opening phase of the academy due to open to students in September 2021.

Marcin Kojder, Headteacher of Edgar Wood Academy, said: “The confirmation of the Funding Agreement is fantastic news. The team and I are focused on ensuring that every child who will form part of our first Year 7 feels supported in their transition to secondary school and will become ambassadors for future year groups. We are committed to ensuring that the opening of Edgar Wood Academy in September 2021 is smooth, and above all, successful.”

Richard Ronksley, Altus Education Partnership CEO, said: “Altus Education Partnership is committed to inspiring the young people of Rochdale. The opening of Edgar Wood Academy this September marks a significant moment in the history of the Altus Education Partnership as we continue to shape an educational model that will raise and help realise the aspirations of our students, and as demonstrated at Rochdale Sixth Form College, deliver first-rate results whilst instilling a love of learning”.