WALPOLE ST PETER: New school building is blessed by Bishop
SCORES of guests gathered for the grand opening of a new classroom and courtyard at a Fenland school today. The event was at the Anthony Curton Church of England Primary School at Walpole St Peter. The Bishop of Huntingdon, the Rt Revd David Thomson bless
SCORES of guests gathered for the grand opening of a new classroom and courtyard at a Fenland school today.
The event was at the Anthony Curton Church of England Primary School at Walpole St Peter.
The Bishop of Huntingdon, the Rt Revd David Thomson blessed and dedicated the new building and it was officially opened by Fred Corbett, the deputy director of children's services in Norfolk schools.
The new extension includes a new classroom, a group room and a courtyard which can be used for prayer and reflection.
You may also want to watch:
The building cost £280,000 and almost 90pc was funded by the Diocese of Ely and the rest was raised from the school budget.
Work began last November on the new rooms, and pupils moved into the classroom in June.
- 1 Drug free, drink free BMW driver crashes into wall
- 2 Former mayor Aigars Balsevics must wait for verdict on pub fate
- 3 Former mayor begins court battle to retain pub
- 4 Motorcyclist dies in A141 crash
- 5 A141 closed after motorcycle crash
- 6 Watch the moment E-scooter rider, 16, narrowly misses crashing into bus
- 7 Malaysian-style Fens home leaves Grand Designs viewers in awe
- 8 Body found in Wisbech road
- 9 Bomb scare was a 'hoax' say police
- 10 Travellers move onto sports field forcing football to be cancelled
The opening of the new extension also coincided with the school's 25th anniversary of its opening.
As part of the celebrations at the school, there was a performance by the l choir and also by some of the teachers.
Headteacher Anne Senior, said the extra space had made a fabulous difference to the school.