James Brokenshire has visited the new Learning Centre being built at Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, constructed using materials from the London 2012 Olympics BMW Group Pavilion. The building will provide a new study base for sixth formers and resources to support students from nearby Marlborough School. Students at Chis & Sid have also launched a fundraifing campaign to supplement the building works with additional equipment and facilities.
Construction on the building, set to be completed early next year, is already well-underway and is expected to be formally opened in spring 2016 by the Mayor of London. In order to achieve some of the ambitious plans the two schools have set out, students and staff have set up a JustGiving page online in order to help pay for the new equipment and technology that they want students to have access to.
Commenting following a recent visit to the site, James said:
“I am looking forward to the new facility being opened next year and for students to be able to make use of the fantastic facilities it will offer. The project represents a tangible part of the legacy of the London Games and I commend staff and students in their efforts to raise funds for even better facilities inside the building.”
You can find out more about the project and make a donation to the project here: https://www.justgiving.com/cs-gs