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Bramley C of E Primary School gets green light for £1.6million project
A PRIMARY school has received the green light for a £1.6million project that will allow it to accept more than 100 extra pupils.
Hampshire County Council , which is the local education authority, has agreed building design plans for the refurbishment and extension of Bramley Church of England Primary School.
At his latest decision day, Councillor Ken Thornber , below, leader of Hamp-shire County Council and executive member for policy and resources, approved the design of the £1.6m project that will provide extra places at the school, in Bramley Lane.
The Bramley school currently has 420 places, but the new project will increase this to 525 when the work on five additional classrooms is completed.
Plans also include refurbishment for additional teaching and learning facilities and a larger staff room. Building work is expected to start early next year and will finish during the summer.
Cllr Thornber said: “The extension of Bramley Primary School will allow it to take on more pupils in response to a growing local population. “The project, which represents a significant investment by the county council, will provide youngsters with new and improved facilities.”