Ground Breaking for new primary school in Oxford

The construction of a new state-of-the-art primary school and nursery at Barton Park was officially launched at a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday 02 October.

Scheduled to open in September 2020, the mixed gender primary school will be for students aged 3 to 11 years and will be run by Community Schools Alliance Trust.

In total, 360 new places will be provided; 45 nursery places and 315 school places, made up of 45 places for each year group from Reception to Year Six.

Pictured below from left to right at the ceremony:

  • Glynis Phillips, County Councillor for Barton, Sandhills and Risinghurst

  • Alex Robinson, director of development, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland

  • Jolie Kirby, CEO of Community Schools Alliance Trust

  • Councillor Mike Rowley, Oxford City Council Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing and Barton ward councillor

  • Sue Holden – Barton Community Association

  • Andrew Bossons Bowmer & Kirkland Contracts Manager

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