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Head appointed for brand new school

The head of a school set to open its doors in September 2021 has been appointed.

Hayley Hall will lead Great Oldbury Primary Academy, part of the Gloucestershire Learning Alliance Trust (GLA), a new primary school for Stonehouse.

Hayley already works for GLA and is currently deputy head of Rowanfield Infant School in Cheltenham. She is working behind the scenes to prepare for the opening of Great Oldbury Primary Academy in September.

Hayley said: "I am thrilled to be appointed as the new headteacher for Great Oldbury Primary Academy. I look forward to creating a school which is at the heart of the local community and getting to know everyone over the coming months."

Great Oldbury Primary Academy is part of Redrow's Great Oldbury development on land owned by Robert Hitchins.

The academy will open its doors initially to early years foundation stage and Year 1, with additional spaces in the school-run nursery and pre-school named Great Oldbury Little Learners.

Eventually, the school aims to have a capacity of 420 students from ages two-11

Parents of children who will be going into EYFS or Year 1 children in September 2021 have until 15th January to make their primary school applications.

Parents interested in finding out more about applying for a place at the school should email greatoldbury@glatrust.org.uk 

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