A primary school in Carlisle is due to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the end of a major expansion and refurbishment project.
Two new classrooms, as well as further refurbishment work, have been built at Petteril Bank Primary School. A new entrance to the school and a new library have also been created.
"The county council's Transforming Learning project is now really coming to fruition and the completion of work at Petteril Bank is a landmark moment for the school.
"The building looks fantastic and I'm sure the pupils and staff are going to feel the benefits of their new environment."
The expansion means that the school will now be able to increase it capacity by 105 pupils, with the number of pupils in reception doubling from 15 to 30.
"It is like having a new school.
"The new extension has transformed our school, providing light and spacious teaching areas and a new welcoming entrance.
"My vision was always to develop the school and this extension will enable our community to grow."
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