OCT 00] WHITLEY ABBEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL NEWS
School Celebrates Its New Building
BY ANTONY HOPKER
doors will be officially thrown open at a Coventry school’s new
governors and students at Whitley Abbey Secondary School will be
celebrating the official opening of their home.
commemorative book is being produced to mark the event and each tutor
group has been working on a saying to be included.
will be signed by every student and person involved in the event.
pupil will be given a commemorative mug by Jaguar Cars, which is
sponsoring the event.
has also arranged for a helicopter to take an aerial photograph of the
students in the school grounds.
Gilbert, Chair of Governors, will present those who have contributed
to the development of the new school with 'thank you' scrolls.
project included a new Multi Games Area to provide tennis and other
whole school has now been networked making communication more
effective and on completion of the work a new boundary fence will be
buildings are located on the north side of the existing lake and
include a number of environmentally friendly features. Thy have been
designed to complements the mature existing landscape.
Rosher, former Lord Mayor and ward councillor, who is opening the
youngsters will benefit greatly from the new modern environment
available and reports indicate that it has already made learning and
teaching a much more pleasurable experience for both pupils and
now have the opportunity to live up to our new name Whitley Abbey
George Duggins, cabinet member (education and library services), said:
process of the removal of surplus school places in the city has had
many positive effects, including enabling us to create new school
buildings such as this, which gives pupils an enhanced education
environment, and in allowing us to spend more money on other areas
Ray Watkins said:
into a brand new school is a once in a lifetime opportunity. The
challenge is to make this unique building house the kind of school
we want for all the young people who attend Whitley Abbey, a school
in which everyone thrives."