Education Minister, Peter Weir, has visited Dromore Central Primary to see the new school building which opened in September.
The new school has 25 classrooms, two special needs rooms as well as grass and hard play outdoor areas.
Speaking following the visit, the Minister said: “I welcome the opportunity to visit Dromore Central Primary today to see the results of the £11.6m capital investment. I have been very impressed by the excellent facilities and I have no doubt this major investment is having a positive impact on the teaching staff and pupils.”
The new build for Dromore Central Primary School was announced in June 2012 under the major capital works programme.
In conclusion the Minister said: “The new school offers a bright and modern environment with up to date facilities that pupils and teaching staff will benefit from for many years to come. In addition to the positive impact on education, capital works investment continues to provide work for our local construction sector.
“I congratulate all involved with the project and I wish everyone well for the future.”
During his visit to area, the Minister also visited Dromore High School and met with the staff and pupils of the school.
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