Helston College’s new school building unveiled
Yesterday, was the first time the public were able to see the proposed new school building for Helston College. This journey of getting a new building been a bumpy road, with many setbacks. However, this building will actually happen with the building work starting this September and opening in January 2019.
I am over the moon this is finally happening as one of priorites as Lead Member for Children’s Service has been to get getting proper funding our schools. And I was pleased our bid to the Government for a replacement building for Helston College was accepted.
Massive credit must go to the college’s head teacher, the governors and all staff who have worked tirelessly to make this new build a reality.
During the build, students will continue to use the existing buildings. Once the new building is open, then the old site will be demolished and replaced with sport facilities. The Sports Centre will remain in its current place.
Many will wonder why there is not a whole school build option. This could not be achieved as the Education Funding Agency would not fund the extra millions.
Planning will now be sought now the design and layout has been finalised.