Somerset - Pupils on track for early road awareness

11th June 2010 at 01:00

Pupils at a new primary school in north Somerset will learn road awareness at an early age by riding buggies around their playground.

The rebuilt Bournville Primary in Weston-super-Mare has a mini road track based in one of two outdoor courtyards, which will be used for the activity.

The track is part of a major refurbishment, costing #163;9.7 million, which includes an outdoor stage and a multi-media area. It will also house community facilities including a computer suite and football pitches.

Staff from the local primary care trust, the council and young people's advice provider Connexions will also be based at the 420-pupil school.

Headteacher Adam Matthews said: "We have delivered an aspirational building that is a commitment and investment in the Bournville. It gives the children fantastic facilities and opportunities and is designed for use by the whole community." KM.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now