Gavin Williamson has announced £1.3 million in funding for four schools in South Staffordshire.
As part of the Condition Improvement Fund, CIF, the Government is making £483 million available to nearly 1,200 schools across England. The Fund builds on the money being made available through the School Rebuilding Programme, and is part of £1.8 billion being allocated to improve school facilities in the current financial year.
Four schools in South Staffordshire qualified for improvement projects: Codsall Middle School, St Nicholas Church of England First School also in Codsall, All Saints' CofE Primary School in Trysull, and Wightwick Hall School. These schools will benefit from improvements to their classrooms and school buildings while becoming more energy efficient. In total, the investment in South Staffordshire will amount to £1.3 million.
The CIF will fund 139 projects in the West Midlands amounting to a contribution of £47.1 million. This investment is part of the Government’s levelling-up agenda seeking to raise the quality of education across the country.
Gavin Williamson said “Investing in our school and college buildings is vital to deliver the world-class education and training needed to get the country back on its feet. I am delighted that schools in South Staffordshire and across the country will be benefitting from the funding announced this week, ensuring that students are able to learn in the best possible conditions and reach their full potential.”