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New primary school will provide 'improved education'

Mon, 09 May 2016


A new purpose-built primary school in Douglas will 'massively' improve the learning experience for children and teachers. 
 
The Henry Bloom Noble School is replacing Fairfield primary and Ballacloan infant schools - the old Victorian buildings are no longer fit for purpose. 
 
It will open in September - it has flexible and open plan classrooms, specialised facilities such as sensory and therapy rooms and larger play areas.
 
The school has cost £9.5 million but will be coming in under budget - headteacher Ian Walmsley is excited about what it means for his students' education:

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