New school building on track for opening
The newest primary school building in the city is on target to openlater this autumn.
Work on the new West Town Primary School building, on the old Peterborough District Hospital site, is set to be completed in time for the Octoberhalfterm. It will open on October 31.
It will provide places for 630 pupils - double the number at the existing site - and the school will increase the admission numberforreception children from 45 to 90 from September 2017.
The £6 million Education Funding Agency project is part of the Government’s Priority Schools Building Programme that addresses the needs of schools mostinneed of repair.
Thebuilding worksarebeing carried out by Kier Construction.
The council has also contributed an additional £2million towardsassociatedworks including the retention and restoration of the Memorial Hospital and highway improvements.
Work underway on the new school.