Wednesday, 15 June 2011

£18 million new school for Lambeth to solve secondary school places shortage

Lambeth Labour are on course to meet their manifesto commitment of reducing the remaining shortage of secondary school places after opening consultation on a new multi-million pound Academy for Lambeth.

The new £18 million purpose built school, sponsored by the leading education group E-ACT and partnered with Dulwich College, will be located in Tulse Hill alongside a rebuilt Fenstanton Primary School, and will open it's doors to pupils in September 2013.

The new school will offer a first-rate education for young people in Lambeth, providing the latest technology and computer suites as well as specialist study areas for design, science and technology, ensuring that future generations are given a flying start to life.

Lambeth's Cabinet member for children and young people, Cllr Pete Robbins said: “This is a fantastic new project for Lambeth which will go a long way to providing the extra secondary school places our young people need. Lambeth Labour are working hard to ensure we deliver on our commitments to Lambeth, despite huge government cuts to school building programmes, to ensure future generations are guaranteed the best possible start to their education

If you would like to give your views on the new project please fill in a short questionnaire at