New Stormont Education Minister Peter weir announces Holy Child Primary School in Derry to share in new £45m capital investment

The new Education Minister Peter weir has announced Holy Child Primary School in Derry is to share in a new £45m capital investment across the schools estate in the North.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 11:47 am
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Mr. Weir, in a statement to the Assembly, this morning listed the 60 year old Creggan school among several that are to share in funding boost.

He said there was a "need for capital investment" across the schools estate.

Sinn Féin education spokesperson and the new vice-chair of the Stormont Education Committee Karen Mullan welcomed the announcement of the "much needed capital investment, in particular for the Holy child Primary School in Creggan."

Also welcoming the announcement was SDLP MLA Mark H. Durkan said: “I am delighted to hear that Holy Child primary school is included in this programme, as one of approximately 18 schools to benefit from a total investment of £45 million."