Burnham-On-Sea school gets £215,000 extension to handle
Work has just been completed on a £215,000 extension
at Burnham-On-Sea's St Andrews Primary School to deal with an
increase in pupil numbers.
new classroom built at the school in Dunstan Road will provide
space for 30 more students.
Nicholson, Somerset County Council's Cabinet Member responsible for schools, said: "It
is really good to see how well the new classroom extension has
been received by school staff and the community. I am sure that
pupils will be equally excited by it."
Morris, the headteacher of St Andrews, added: "The finished
classroom has received high praise and compliments from across
the community; we simply could not be more pleased."
County Council have sustained excellent liaison with us, and the
architect and the contractors, Melhuish and Saunders, have done
a magnificent job."
have completed the build within the time frame and worked closely
with the school at all times."
of building repairs is also set to go ahead at King Alfred School
in Highbridge this year as part of a modernisation of its facilities.
County Council says it has invested £5m in each of the past
two years to improve the condition of school buildings across
the county and cater for growing pupil numbers.