2007 start date for new school

PUBLISHED: 09:58 03 January 2007 | UPDATED: 10:23 24 May 2010

BUILDING work on a new £27million school in Nailsea could start in the autumn. Education chiefs revealed this week, subject to planning consent being given, contractors should be on site in September. The new school looks likely to be built on the existin

BUILDING work on a new £27million school in Nailsea could start in the autumn.Education chiefs revealed this week, subject to planning consent being given, contractors should be on site in September.The new school looks likely to be built on the existing school site and be open by September 2009.It has been paid for by a Government windfall from the Department for Education and Skills.Outline designs for the scheme are now being drawn up and a project manager will soon be appointed.A planning application is expected to be submitted in February/March next year.Nailsea was chosen out of five schools put forward to the DfES for total redevelopment by North Somerset Council. It was chosen from Churchill, Priory, Backwell and Clevedon after meeting all the necessary funding requirements.

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