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Bright future for Rubery's Waseley Hills High School as it joins Central Regions Trust

Bromsgrove Editorial 26th Nov, 2021 Updated: 26th Nov, 2021

RUBERY’S Waseley Hills High School has joined the high performing Central Regions Trust to provide promising futures for all its students, writes Shnae Harrison.

The trust has now collaborated with 10 schools across the West Midlands to provide support within each institution.

It has appointed Damian Belshaw as the new principal from January 1 next year.

Mr Belshaw has had a valuable amount of experience in principal and senior leader roles where he was instrumental in raising and maintaining a high standard of educational outcomes for students from all backgrounds.

Andrew Boot, Acting Principal at Waseley Hill High school, said: “We are delighted to be joining Central Region School Trust, which has a reputation of driving excellence and a demonstrable record for making a real difference to the opportunities of young people across the region.

“The trust has already secured an invaluable investment in our school and our pupils – the new building will guarantee we are providing our pupils with the highest-quality facilities for their learning.”

The Trust is pleased with the collaboration with Waseley Hill High School and is looking forward for the new developments in the future.

It is an exciting time for the school which has been working with the Department of Education (DfE) to secure funding for a new state-of-the art building and new facilities.

Construction is set to begin next summer and be completed in September 2023 with a view to creating an encouraging environment for learning.

During this time pupils will continue their lessons in the current school building with the year sevens joining next year moving into the new-look school when they are in year eight.

Guy Shears, Executive Principal (CEO) of Central Region Schools Trust and National Leader of Education, said he was thrilled to welcome Waseley and was fantastic the momentous occasion was being marked by the development of a new building.

“With addition of Waseley Hills, our collaborative opportunities for our staff will only strengthen, enabling us to continue sharing our expertise, school improvement and ensure success if young people across our community.”

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