1986 EDUCATION

 With the post-war growth of the town, 
 the number of schools has increased   
 dramatically. New purpose-built       
 primary schools have been built to    
 serve the modern housing estates.     
 There are two Infant schools,two      
 Junior schools and the rest(5) are    
 full Primary schools.One Infant and   
 one Junior are C of E Church Aided and
 one Primary is Catholic controlled.The
 primary                               
 schools feed into two Comprehensives. 
 The National(C of E Church Aided) has 
 approx                                
 900 pupils and the Holgate School has 
 approx 1850 pupils. All schools offer 
 a broad curriculum with many out of   
 school activities.                    
 There is also a Further Education     
 centre which offers vocational        
 courses for over-16's.                
                                       
 

Map of the area

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