SCHOOLS across Worcester have been boosted with £229,471 of Government cash to upgrade and refurbish school buildings.
Carnforth School and Stanley Road Primary School have been allocated a share of a £560million Government investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve the education of children across the whole country.
The cash will pave the way for a new transformative ten-year school building programme starting later this year with over £1billion funding for the first wave of 50 schools.
Worcester MP Robin Walker said: “Coronavirus has taken a toll on us all, not least our children, who have been kept from their friends, their teachers and their schools.
“As we exit lockdown we must focus on getting children back to school – and ensure that schools have the facilities and classrooms they need to support the high-quality education our children deserve.”
“This funding will help ensure all children have modern environments which will promote the very best possible schools and education, enabling them to gain all the knowledge and skills they need for success. There is more to press for, but welcome progress.”