Staff and children delighted with changes at St Mary's school in Bridport (From Bridport and Lyme Regis News)
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Staff and children delighted with changes at St Mary's school in Bridport
10:30am Friday 26th October 2012 in News
STAFF and children are delighted with changes at St Mary’s Primary School in Bridport.
Headteacher Helen Farmer said that there had been lots of changes for the new school year.
They have included a new after-school club as well as a new meeting room, cloakroom and library.
The Afternoon Club recently received a grant from Bridport Town Council.
Mrs Farmer said: “We have just started an Afternoon Club which is already proving to be very popular with our working parents.
“It has also been useful for parents who have meetings or appointments and cannot get to school for 3.15pm to collect their children on time.
“The Afternoon Club runs until 5.15pm every day for children throughout the school.”
The new meeting room has already hosted several meetings and ‘proved invaluable’.
Mrs Farmer said: “The room is very light, spacious and airy with overhead projector and has so far been put to good use for maths co-ordinators meetings, County Hall, social workers, governors and so on.
“The children are very pleased with our new design cloakrooms.
“We have revamped them into bright, colourful areas with lovely spotted toilet seats and brightly coloured furniture.
“We also have a new library where the children can go and read or study.”
Volunteer reading helpers use library as a quiet place to go with the children.
Mrs Farmer said that there had also been other facilities added.
“In addition, we have a well designed and equipped additional teaching area which will enable us to provide more flexibility for all our pupils.
“We are hoping that these new additions to the school will provide better facilities and resources to support our pupils in their learning and our parents and the wider community.”