Our City Technology College
status gives us the independence to make these decisions for the benefit of our students.
The city technology college
run by Sir Peter Vardy's Emmanuel Schools Foundation was the only school in the region to make the country's top 200.
Sidney Stringer School was one of the first specialist schools in the country in 1995 when it became a flagship for the government's city technology college
Teenagers at the all-ability Brooke Weston City Technology College
in Corby, Northants, score an average 83 points per pupil at GCSE - compared with 63 at the Berkshire college attended by Princes William and Harry.
They were joined by 12-yearold Kirbie Franks, who attends Kingshurst's City Technology College
, and 11-year-old Charlie Neville who attends Marston Green Junior School.
The others are The King's Academy, sponsored by the Vardy Foundation and Macmillan Academy, a former City Technology College
, run by the Macmillan Academy Trust.
The Vardy Foundation has also donated pounds 2m to the building of Emmanuel College in Gateshead, a city technology college
- not an academy - which opened in 1990.
His third school the Trinity Academy will open in Doncaster in September and Emmanuel City Technology College
which was established 15 years ago in Low Fell, Gateshead, continues to achieve some of the region's best exam results.
A COVENTRY secondary school which became the country's first city technology college
then went back to being a secondary school is applying to become a specialist school again.
LCpl Ford, who went to City Technology College
, Kingshurst, joined the army in 2005 as a technician.
Principal Ken Fraser and a team of school leaders prepared a design specification for the new logo and MB Design produced some initial ideas when the former Macmillan City Technology College
was due to change to an academy.
Earlier this week Mr Blair championed Shropshire's Thomas Telford School - a city technology college
and forerunner of the academy programme which topped this year's league tables for the proportion of pupils gaining at least five good GCSEs.
Higham Lane School (Nuneaton) are through to the second round of the ESFA Under 16s Individual Schools Cup following their 2-1 win against Kingshurst City Technology College
in their 1st Round clash.
Teachers can also work in a City Technology College
, an independent school, a young offenders' institution, a hospital or a school run by the Armed Forces.
The 1,100-pupil Harris City Technology College
starred in the new-style exam leagues last year.