A recently completed school extension project at a Barton-under-Needwood village school in Staffordshire will provide additional school places to meet growing demand.
Fords of Blythe Bridge were proud to undertake this £200k expansion project recently completed at Thomas Russell Infants School in Barton under Needwood. The additional construction work will provide much-needed additional school places for pupils living in the village.
Located in Barton-under-Needwood, , the popular village school has seen increased demand for pupil places as a result of its high-quality teaching and growth of the village and new housing development.
The new-build project has been designed and built by educational construction specialist Fords of Blythe Bridge, who work with Staffordshire County Council to deliver new schools and educational facilities county-wide.
The new classroom building will enable to school to provide much needed additional school places to pupils within its catchment area.
Suzy Burton, co-Headteacher at the school commented: “The expansion to our school will be greatly welcomed by residents moving into the village. We currently have a waiting list of local children looking to attend Thomas Russell Infants, and the new teaching facilities will enable us to provide additional, much-needed school places to local children, giving them the opportunity to be educated in their local area alongside their friends.
“Thomas Russell Infants is a lovely village school, with a caring and nurturing environment for pupils, where staff provide an exciting and engaging curriculum. The new building will enable us to provide the best possible education to even more local pupils.”
Luke Ford, director at Fords of Blythe Bridge added: “We’re delighted to be able to play our part in delivering much-needed additional places at this lovely village school. The new building will provide first-rate teaching and learning facilities for staff and pupils for years to come.“