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of the Future
SCHOOL PUPILS in Stranraer will have a 'school of the future'
by 2008, top council officials pledged this week.
every primary school in Wigtownshire will be refurbished,
or part-rebuilt to bring them into line with modern educational
promises were made by a council delegation on the eve of a
meeting of the Schools' Public/Private Partnership sub-committee
where it is expected that a revised business case for the
£100 million schools project will be agreed.
convener and vice-chairman of the sub-committee Andrew Campbell
confirmed that the £8 million Phase Two development
of the region's largest secondary school, Stranraer Academy,
is at the top of the priority list.
means the 'eyesore' A Block will be torn down along with the
out-dated B and C Blocks at the Academy and they will be replaced
with a modern building equipped with essential facilities.
Academy is one of six priorities and will definitely go
ahead now that we have discovered there is enough money
to do the whole build,"said Mr Campbell.