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Investment plans complete

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24th September 2018 

Image of the new school opening partyMore than £20m investment in primary education in the Gwernyfed catchment area has been completed with the official opening on the new Clyro Church in Wales Primary School.

The school, the last of five new primary schools part of a £23m investment was officially opened on Monday 24th September by:

  • Councillor Rosemarie Harris, Powys County Council Leader
  • Kirsty Williams (AM), Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Education

The five new schools, Archdeacon Griffiths Church in Wales School, Llyswen, Ysgol y Mynydd Du, Talgarth, Llangorse Church in Wales Primary School and Hay-on-Wye Primary School and Clyro Church in Wales School, are all jointly funded by the county council and the Welsh Government's 21st Century School programme.

The first four were officially opened by the Cabinet Secretary and Powys County Council Leader earlier this year.

All five schools have been designed to the same standard, but maintain individual identity through colour schemes and furniture. They share a common 'central street' design with flexible space that can be used in different ways, including informal learning areas, a library or small group areas, classrooms are run off the central area.

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