Education Minister Officially Opens £ 7m Primary School

23/06/2022

Education Minister Michelle McIlveen has officially opened the new £ 7million Enniskillen Model Primary School.

The new build 14 class school includes a language center, specialist rooms for special needs pupils and extensive playground areas.

Education Minister Officially Opens £ 7m Primary School

Minister McIlveen said: “This is a great day for everyone at Enniskillen Model Primary School and the wider community in Enniskillen. The new school provides much needed, state of the art accommodation for current pupils and future generations.

“This has been a significant investment worth in excess of £ 7million. I wish everyone associated with the school every success as they embark on a new chapter at the Enniskillen Model.”

The state-of-the-art two storey building design incorporates the old District Office, which was part of the original school built in 1867.


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