From BBC, 30 June 2016
A Merseyside borough will have no A-level provision after the government approved the closure of the area’s only sixth form offering the qualification.
The sixth form at Halewood Academy in Knowsley will shut in August 2017 after the Department for Education agreed it could stop providing A-levels.
Principal Gary Evans said it was “sad” but left the academy in a stronger financial position.
Education chiefs pledged to get an another A level plan in place by 2017
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