Jessica Lee wins place at prestigious London Dance School

Jessica Lee CSB
17 year old ex-Heart of England student Jessica Lee has been accepted for professional dance training at one of Europe’s premier schools for dance training and education, Central School of Ballet (CSB) in London which in 2013 celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Jessica has been dancing since she was four years old. She recently completed her first term at CSB, one of only 39 pupils accepted for a place on this three year degree course, a BA (Hons) in Professional Dance and Performance (accredited by the University of Kent). CSB is the only dance school in the UK to offer this unique qualification. Jessica was selected from 400 applicants who applied to CSB last year.

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Heart of England School celebrate best GCSE results ever

Mr Mackereth, Headmaster of Heart of England School

Earlier this year we reported the outstanding league table results for Balsall Common’s Heart of England School sixth form. This week’s GCSE results are the best in the school’s history. Against the national picture of deliberate grade deflation, this is incredible news.

The schools in Balsall Common are key contributors to the desirability and prosperity of the area, so well done to Mr Mackereth and the BC youth!

There is a detailed message from the headmaster Mr Mackereth on the Heart of England website