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Minister opens £6 million, fit for the future, school

7 February 2011

With the help of over £6 million in grant funding from the Welsh Assembly Government, the ageing buildings of the existing junior and infant schools in Ynyshir were replaced and amalgamated to form a new, sustainably designed community primary, fit for the 21st Century.

The school was created using the latest in sustainable resources, including a rainwater harvesting system, solar thermal system and sophisticated lighting control system, which have earned the building a BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) ‘excellent’ rating.

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