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:
- 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.
- Work commenced on site July 2016 and the synthetic pitch was opened in December 2016.
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