23/09/2015

Six Schools Secure Funding For Enhancement Projects

A total of £14 million has been secured to start construction on a further six schools in Northern Ireland.

Education Minister John O'Dowd made the announcement as part of the School Enhancement Programme.

Mr O'Dowd said: "Ongoing investment in our schools estate is essential if we are to continue to provide a quality education environment. The School Enhancement Programme is an important way of providing this much needed accommodation."

The six schools now proceeding are:

• St Mary's Grammar School, Magherafelt
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• Victoria College, Belfast

• Sacred Heart Grammar School, Newry

• Anahorish Primary School, Toomebridge

• St Columb's College, Derry

• St Bernard's Primary School, Newtownabbey.

(CD/MH)

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