The Department of Education has announced that Sixteen schools have been successful in the latest tranche of the School Enhancement Programme.
This is the second call of the School Enhancement Programme under which schools can benefit from refurbishment or extension projects, valued between £500,000 and £4 million.
Permanent Secretary, Derek Baker, said: “This is a significant investment in our schools estate with a further 16 projects now progressing to planning stage. The School Enhancement Programme continues to provide much-needed improvements and new accommodation for the benefit of our young people and staff.
“Continued investment in our schools estate is essential if we are to help support our teaching staff to deliver a quality education to our children and young people.”
The 16 schools who have been informed their applications have been approved to planning stage are as follows:
• Antrim Primary School
• Ballyclare Primary School
• Dungannon Primary School
• Fairview Primary School, Ballyclare
• Glengormley CI Primary School
• St Brides Primary School, Belfast
• St Joseph’s Primary School, Belfast
• St Mary’s Primary School, Newtownbutler
• The Thompson PS, Ballyrobert
• Dominican College, Portstewart
• Methodist College, Belfast
• St Columbanus’ College, Bangor
• St Mary’s Christian Brothers’ GS, Belfast
• St Patrick’s & St Brigid’s College, Claudy
• Kilronan School, Magherafelt
• Lisanally School, Armagh
Media enquiries to the Department of Education Press Office Tel: 028 9127 9207. Out of office hours, contact the Duty Press Officer number 028 9037 8110 and your call will be returned
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