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New Kelso High School officially opens

Credit: Scottish Borders Council

A new high school in the Scottish Borders has officially opened today.

£22.5m
cost to build the new Kelso High School.

Pupils were piped into Kelso High School this morning for the first day of lessons in the state of the art facility.

The head boy and head girl raised the school's flag to mark the occasion.

The new school boasts 3G and 2G sports pitches as well as an eco garden and allotment.

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