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Manchester Health Academy

Manchester Health Academy

Moor Rd, Manchester, United Kingdom

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0161 998 3992

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Description Manchester Health Academy is a mixed sex secondary school in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, which opened in September 2010, replacing Brookway High School & Sports College.HistoryIt was first opened in 1957 as two separate schools with the titles West Wythenshawe Technical High School for Girls and West Wythenshawe Technical High School for Boys. There were sports fields, tennis courts, science labs, library. A statue which was commissioned by Mitzi Cunliffe, who designed the Bafta, was erected outside the boys gymnasium.In 1968, the two schools joined together as a comprehensive to be known as Brookway High School, and the classes became mixed. In 2003, the school was then given the title of a Sports College, and was renamed "Brookway High School & Sports College". Following the school's re title, a three million pound facility was built on the site, the interior included; two sports halls, three classrooms, and one large gym. This new facility is used by both the school and the community. D.RClosure and rebuildManchester City Council invested almost £200 million into a project which would improve the schools in the Manchester Area. The original Brookway High School & Sports College/ Manchester Health Academy building was demolished entirely along with other local schools such as St Pauls R.C High School, Newall Green High School and Parklands High School due to issues that could not be solved, or would have cost more, with a renovation.Work started on new £20 million building for Manchester Health Academy in March 2009, and was completed in September 2010. The old building was demolished in March 2011, and the space was used as part of the Manchester Metrolink tram line, which was completed in 2016.

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