First sod cut of new £3 million school for Corran Integrated Primary

Corran Integrated nursery pupils, Tobias and Molly cut the first sod of their new primary school with David, Yasmin and acting principal, Mr Furey, Chaiir of the Board of Governors, Neil Clarke and Mark Currie MD of Donaghmore Construction who will build the school. INLT 27-001-PSB
Corran Integrated nursery pupils, Tobias and Molly cut the first sod of their new primary school with David, Yasmin and acting principal, Mr Furey, Chaiir of the Board of Governors, Neil Clarke and Mark Currie MD of Donaghmore Construction who will build the school. INLT 27-001-PSB

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson was delighted to attend a sod-cutting event at the new site of Corran Integrated Primary School on Tuesday morning.

Mr. Dickson said: “The event marked the beginning of construction at the site of the new school at Seacourt Road, Larne. It was exciting to see the beginning of the long-awaited school.

The first sod of a new �3 million building for Corran Integrated Primary and Nursery School has been cut.

The first sod of a new �3 million building for Corran Integrated Primary and Nursery School has been cut.

Acting principal Kevin Furey said: “We are delighted to have eventually got to this stage and are looking forward to having a modern purpose-built facility where we can continue to deliver learning and teaching to the highest standards possible.

“It was the perfect present for the whole community as we celebrate our 25th anniversary and as recognition of all the hard work of pupils, parents,teachers and governors past and present. Exciting times lie ahead.”

The new £3 million school building is expected to be completed by summer 2018.

The new building will include ‘top of the range technology in the classrooms, innovative and interactive outdoor spaces and parking.”