Les Quennevais school in desperate need of new site

Les Quennevais School in Jersey has been described as small and cramped.

A new £40 million project will see it moved to a new site, but the right places needs to be found.

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Deputy: new site for Les Quennevais School "long overdue"

Deputy Montfort Tadier has expressed his support for plans to move Les Quennevais School in Jersey to a new site.

A new school is "long overdue" he says, describing it as "inadequate and vastly undersized."

As a former pupil and long-standing political representative for the area, he believes it is vital to make sure the move is the correct one.

One possible location is on the corner of Les Quennevais sports field; Deputy Tadier says a balance must be struck to mitigate any loss of green fields.

He advises moving the Parish Hall to the current site and also having some housing there with open green spaces, allotments and shared community facilities.


Have your say on location of new Les Quennevais School

The public in Jersey are being asked their views on where the new Les Quennevais school should be built.

Forty-million pounds has been put aside for the project. Details of the plans are available online, click here to be taken to the government's consultation website.There's three main potential sites being considered.

  • Option 1: South-east corner of Les Quennevais sports field.
  • Option 2: Fields south of Rue Carrée.
  • Option 3: Fields south of Rue Carrée plus the football pitchof St Brelade’s Social Club.

You can email your comments to schoolsites@gov.je or submit them in writing to the Education, Sport and Culture Department, Highlands College, Highlands, Saviour, Jersey JE4 9QA

?Above: Rod Bryans, Education Minister

The students in the west of Jersey do not have the same facilities as their friends in the rest of the Island and, notwithstanding the excellent head teacher and dedicated staff, this does have an impact on their experience and opportunities during their secondary education.

– Justin Donovan, Director of Education
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