Building Improvement Update

We are really pleased to announce that we have been successful in bidding for another grant from the government C.I.F. (Condition Improvement Fund.
You will see scaffolding being erected to the front of the school as part of the works to upgrade the roof insulation in the main school building, following previous works on other areas of the school. Not only does this improve the teaching environment for students, but ensuring more consistent temperatures in classrooms, but it also has a positive environmental impact on our energy efficiency.

In addition we have funding to replace our M6 classroom (where Mrs Proctor is based) the existing room is a wooden structure, which has declined dramatically in condition. Before Christmas this will have been replaced by a fantastic new modular block. There will be minimal disruption to students as Mrs Proctor’s classes are currently based in our already refurbished Flexible Learning Centre (F.L.C.)

During the Summer holidays our Premises team were particularly busy. As well as school maintenance such as deep cleaning and classroom painting they also upgraded the gas pipes in the school science block. Our ICT team also upgraded our CCTV system.

In addition our Premises team over saw the complete revamp of our old Student Support Area to become the new Care and Guidance Area, housing our Care and Guidance Staff for each year group, our Attendance Support Officer and our School Therapist. This custom designed space incorporates safe and calm rooms for students in reflection as well as spaces for intensive student support, one to one and in small groups and for meetings with external agencies. We are delighted with the outcome and know it will benefit our students massively. 

30 Aug 2019

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