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Over £730,000 committed to three local schools

 
Created on 11/04/2018 @ 16:51
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Over £730,000 is to be spent on three local schools, including Newtown High School, as part of an improvement plan, it has been announced today.

The funding is part of £5million to be invested by Powys County Council.

Roof and window improvement work, along with work to a science block at Newtown High School will require investment of more than £330,000 over the next three financial years, while Caereinion High School will see £300,000 spend over three years to improve toilet facilities and improve disabled access.

Brynllywarch School at Kerry will have £100,000 spent on new boundary fences  to improve security at the premises.

Cabinet Member for Schools, Councillor Myfanwy Alexander said: “We are investing in schools right across the county, in primary, secondary and special schools to improve the learning environment for learners and staff.
 
“I am particularly pleased to see investment to improve access for those with physical disabilities. It is important that pupils with disabilities can attend mainstream schools if they so-choose.”

A full list of the improvement programme can be found at: http://powys.moderngov.co.uk/mgCommitteeDetails.aspx?ID=137

 

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