Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

Member of Parliament for Brigg & Goole and the Isle of Axholme

Local School to Benefit from Government’s £1.8 billion School Rebuilding Programme

Andrew has welcomed today's announcement that Sir John Nelthorpe School has been selected for the latest round of the Conservative Government’s School Rebuilding Programme. 

Andrew explains, "The School Rebuilding Programme, which is backed by £1.8 billion of government funding this financial year, will help to rebuild and refurbish primary, secondary, and specialist schools, in addition to sixth form colleges. 

"The funding for Sir John Nelthorpe School will help to deliver state of the art learning environments for pupils, such as new classrooms, science labs, sports halls, and dining halls. The new buildings will be more energy efficient for future winter resilience, helping schools keep bills down and meeting our Net Zero commitments. The majority of the projects are set to be completed in three to five years.

"As well as delivering world-class learning environments for pupils, the School Rebuilding Programme will also create opportunities, jobs, and apprenticeships. From the construction industry to suppliers, businesses will be offering training as part of their involvement in the projects.

"As a former teacher myself, I know first-hand how the quality of facilities in schools can have a significant impact on a student’s learning. As such, I have been working closely with ministers to secure investment in our schools, so that local children have the best opportunities to achieve their full potential.

"This is a very welcome announcement and is yet another example of the Conservative government’s investment in our local area."

PHOTO - Andrew on a previous visit to Sir John Nelthorpe School

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