Seventeen schools in Cornwall are to receive a share of nearly £500million to make building improvements.
This is thanks to the latest round of the government’s £498million Condition Improvement Fund (CIF).
Successful schools are: Falmouth School for asbestos removal work, Penair School for vertical tiling, Pool Academy for fire upgrades, School of the Tregolls for fire safety work, Ludgvan School for “urgent fire and rescue work”, Brunel Primary and Kindergarten Academy for external backup, Nine Maidens Academy for the first phase of a flat roof, North Cornwall Academy for the replacement of a flat roof, Penwith Academy for the replacement of a flat roof, St Stephens Academy for backup, Callington Elementary School for flat roof recovery, Lewannick Elementary School for sloping roof recovery, Pelynt Primary School for the first phase of pitched roof replacements, Portreath Primary School for external backup, Treloweth Primary School for external backup, Duloe Elementary Academy for fire upgrades, and St Teath Primary School for safeguarding improvement works.
Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi, MP announced funds for 1,405 projects in 1,129 academies, sixth form colleges and voluntary schools.
Cherilyn Mackrory, MP for Truro and Falmouth, who has three schools in her money-earning constituency, said: “Young people are our future and it is important the government invests in them and their schools to ensure that have everything they need to reach their true potential.
“I am delighted to see Penair School, Falmouth School and Tregolls School recognized in the latest round of funding for condition improvement and look forward to seeing the money raised and used to help improve the learning environment. students of these schools.