The land for both schools was transferred from NGP Consortium to Newcastle City Council in January 2021, which was a key milestone allowing us to progress with the development of the site.
Broadway East First School – Newcastle City Council entered into a contract with Aura Newcastle in February 2021 to construct the new school building. Work will start on site in March 2021 for completion in 2022. Full programme details, completion date and relocation date for the school still to be confirmed. The school and City Council will be engaging with families at the school over the next year in preparation for the move and Broadway East will continue providing updates to families via their newsletters and on the school website.
Great Park Academy – will initially open in a brand new, self-contained and purpose-built temporary block on the Gosforth Academy site in September 2021 until the new building is complete at NGP. The Department for Education (DfE) is leading on the delivery of the new building the detailed programme for which is yet to be finalised. Newcastle City Council has agreed Heads of Terms with DfE for the lease of the site for Great Park Academy. Gosforth Group will publish any updates as they become available on the new Great Park academy website: https//www.greatparkacademy.org.uk. Families can register on the website to receive updates.