Education Minister visits Sacred Heart Grammar School to view £1.7m investment project

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Education Minister, Peter Weir, visited Sacred Heart Grammar School, Newry to view the £1.77million improvement project. sacred heart2The project involves the extension and renovation of the old science block to provide four new general classrooms and refurbishment of the remaining five science classrooms following investment through the School Enhancement Programme (SEP). Speaking during the visit, the Minister said, “I welcome the opportunity to be here today to meet pupils and school staff and to view progress on the building work. “The £1.77million investment to provide new and refurbished classrooms for Sacred Heart Grammar School will benefit the entire school community now and for future generations. “In addition to the improved provision for the school, such investment also provides a boost to the local construction industry,” he added. Construction work at the school is due for completion in November 2016.
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May June 2016 updatedSpeaking to Newry Times, Sister Julie McGoldrick (Principal) said, “We are delighted to welcome The Minister to view the progress of the building work here at Sacred Heart Grammar School. “The long awaited science facilities will be of great benefit to both our students and staff. We would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr Weir every grace and blessing as he embraces the challenges of his new role as Minister of Education,” she added.

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