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The choices that will lie ahead for children after major rethink of Northumberland's classrooms.

Seaton VALLEY

Option 1: Astley High becomes secondary school; middle schools close; Seaton Delaval becomes primary on Whytrig Middle site; other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: Astley High becomes secondary school; middle schools close; Seaton Delaval becomes primary on Whytrig Middle site; Seaton Sluice First becomes primary on middle school site; other firsts become primaries.

Option 3: Astley High becomes senior high with federated junior high; Seaton Sluice Middle becomes junior high federated with the senior high; Whytrig Middle closes; Seaton Delaval becomes primary on Whytrig site; other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: Ashington High and Hirst High to combine on the Ashington Learning Park site; new senior high federated with junior highs on the learning park, Hirst High and Newbiggin middle sites; middle schools close; Coulson Park becomes primary on Seaton Hirst middle site; Windsor and Newbiggin firsts merge to form primary on Newbiggin site; Ashington Wansbeck becomes primary on Bothal Middle site; all other first become primaries.

Option 2: Ashington and Hirst highs combine on learning park site; three junior highs on learning park, Hirst High and Newbiggin middle sites; middle schools close; Coulson Park becomes primary on Seaton Hirst middle site; Windsor First becomes primary on Newbiggin Middle site; Ashington Wansbeck becomes primary on Bothal Middle site; other firsts become primaries.

Option 3: Ashington and Hirst highs combine on learning park site; 11-14 year-olds taught at learning park, Hirst High and Newbiggin Middle site; middle schools close; Coulson Park becomes primary on Seaton Hirst Middle site; Windsor and Newbiggin firsts combine on Newbiggin Middle site; Ashington Wansbeck to become primary on Bothal Middle site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: Bedlingtonshire High becomes secondary school, possibly on new site; middle schools close; Bedlington West End becomes primary on Meadowdale Middle site; Guide Post Ringway and Mowbray form primary school on Guide Post Middle site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: Bedlingtonshire High becomes secondary school, possibly on new site; middle schools close; Bedlington West End becomes primary on Meadowdale Middle site; Guide Post Ringway and Mowbray form primary school on Guide Post Middle site; Choppington closes and becomes satellite for primary on Guide Post middle site; Bedlington the Station becomes a primary school, with Cambois as satellite; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: King Edward VI becomes secondary school; middle schools close; all firsts become primaries.

Option 2: King Edward VI becomes secondary with 14-19 provision on high school site and 11-14 year-olds on Morpeth Chantry and Dr Thomlinson site; middle school close; first schools become primaries.

Option 3: King Edward VI becomes senior high with federated junior highs from the merger of Morpeth Chantry and Newminster, and at Dr Thomlinson; Rothbury First becomes primary, with satellites at Harbottle and Netherton; all other firsts become primaries.

HAYDON BRIDGE

Option 1: Haydon Bridge becomes secondary with 11-14 provision at Haltwhistle, Allendale and Bellingham middles; Allendale and Bellingham firsts become primaries on middle school sites; Byrness combines with Otterburn at Otterburn; Greenhaugh and Kielder combine at Falstone; Haltwhistle First becomes primary on South Tynedale Middle site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: Haydon Bridge becomes secondary with 11-14 provision at Haydon Bridge and Bellingham; Allendale First becomes primary with satellite at Whitfield; Bellingham First becomes primary with satellite at West Woodburn and Wark; Greenhaugh and Kielder form satellite to Bellingham at Falstone; Byrness combines with Otterburn at Otterburn; Haltwhistle First becomes primary on South Tynedale Middle site; Greenhead, Herdley Bank and Henshaw schools become satellite to Haltwhistle primary; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: QEHS becomes secondary school; middle schools close; Lowgate closes; Hexham East becomes primary on Hexham Middle site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: QEHS becomes secondary with 11-14 provision on Hexham Middle site; middle schools close; Lowgate closes; Acomb and Beaufront merge at Acomb; Corbridge First becomes primary at middle school site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 3: QEHS becomes 14-19 senior high with federated junior high at Hexham Middle; Corbridge and St Joseph's middle schools close; Corbridge First becomes primary at middle school site; Acomb and Beaufront merge at Acomb; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: Ponteland High becomes secondary; middle schools close; Ponteland First becomes primary on Richard Coates site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: Ponteland High becomes 14-19 senior high with federated junior high at Ponteland Middle; Ponteland First becomes primary on Richard Coates site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 1: Prudhoe High becomes secondary; middle schools close; Prudhoe West becomes primary on Highfield site; all other firsts become primaries.

Option 2: Prudhoe High becomes secondary; middle schools close; Prudhoe West becomes primary at Highfield; Ovingham becomes primary on middle school site; Mickley and Broomley combine to form primary on new site; all other firsts become primaries.

RC SCHOOLS

Options to be released for Roman Catholic South- East Northumberland partnership.
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Date:Jan 29, 2004
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