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School is proud of its new buildings

Published Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Chesterfield Primary School in Chesterfield Road, Enfield Lock, recently celebrated the completion of its new school building and improved facilities which were completed ready for the start of the September term.

Adventure in Chesterfield playground

As part of Enfield Council’s £110 million Primary School expansion programme Chesterfield Primary School has seen the construction of a new two storey teaching block with six classrooms, interconnecting workshops, toilets and a new outdoor learning space on the first floor. 
The school reception and administration area has been remodelled and an outdoor Victorian classroom has been transformed into a new resource for children with special educational needs.
The school has been delighted to make use of additional Government funding to extend the school nursery in order to provide 15 hours a week free nursery places for up to 40 two year olds who are eligible.
The school grounds have also been improved with the addition of a Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) and soft landscaping and the school hall has been refurbished to create a new learning zone.
Cllr Ayfer Orhan, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, Children’s Services and Protection, said, “The new facilities have created excellent conditions for teaching and learning for both staff and pupils.

“Every borough in London is facing significant pressure on primary school places and we have been working incredibly hard with the schools in Enfield to meet the significant need for primary school places in the borough. Our £110+ million school expansion programme is providing more new places for children in the areas where they are most needed by 2018.

“We plan to build more school facilities in the coming years and we are determined to provide enough primary school places across Enfield to give parents a better chance of getting a place at a school close to where they live.

“The new facilities make a huge difference to Chesterfield’s 900 pupils and staff who have been managing in temporary classrooms. We can see that pupils are already making the most of the new learning environment and I am pleased that the Council has been able to make a great improvement to school life at Chesterfield.”
Executive Headteacher, Sarah Turner, said, “We are thrilled with the extra facilities and the fresh new look of the school. Our children are thrilled with the improvements and are really enjoying the spaces."






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