New £3.5million sports hall for Integrated College Dungannon

Date published: 08 November 2017

A new state-of-the art sports hall and drama studio has been officially opened at the Integrated College in Dungannon.

The £3.5million investment in the school under the School Enhancement Programme includes a new 3G pitch which was opened last December as well as accommodation for Dance and Drama.

Permanent Secretary for the Department of Education, Derek Baker, who attended the opening said:

“It is clear from looking at these excellent new facilities that the School Enhancement Programme is having very real benefits on our schools estate, providing much needed facilities and creating a better place for pupils to learn and flourish in.

“I am confident that the £3.5M investment in the new sports hall and synthetic pitch will have a positive impact on pupils, teachers and schools staff for generations to come.”

Notes to editors: 

  1. The School Enhancement Project (SEP) was announced in 2013 for projects costing between £500,000 and £4,000,000. The programme is targeted to meet the immediate and pressing needs in schools where major capital works are not deemed deliverable.
  2. Work commenced on site July 2016 and the synthetic pitch was opened in December 2016.
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  4. Media enquiries to the Department of Education Press Office Tel: 028 9127 9207. Out of office hours, contact the Duty Press Officer via pager number 0762 397 4383 and your call will be returned.

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