The George Spencer Academy (informally George Spencer; formerly George Spencer Foundation School and Technology College) is a British academy in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, which encompasses both a secondary school and a sixth form on the same campus. First opened in 1960, it was named after George Spencer, the charismatic headmaster of the Church Street Boys School from 1889 to 1927. It is a specialist school focussing on design and technology, with its sixth form being a Technology College (established in 2004). At the college, between three and five A-Levels can be studied with General Studies taken by Year 12 students (and Year 13 students if so desired).
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