Christ the Word set for opening
The finishing touches are being applied to Christ the Word Catholic School which will be opening to pupils in September, the latest project progressed by the Council in partnership with the Welsh Government as part of the 21st Century Schools Programme.
Christ the Word Catholic School, which will be part of the Diocese of Wrexham, will replace Ysgol Mair and Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School and Kier Construction is the main contractor.
The building works for the new school were completed this month (August) and the process of settling into the new learning community is underway for the teaching staff.
The school will partially open to pupils on Friday 6th September on a staggered nature with all pupils in the school by the 10th September.
The new Headteacher Amanda Preston is looking forward to the new term commenting “the last few weeks have been busy getting the learning environment ready for September, it’s an exciting time for all at the school and we can’t wait to welcome the children into our fantastic new home.”
Councillor Huw Hilditch-Roberts, the Council’s lead member for Education, Children's Services and Public Engagement, said: “I’m delighted to see the completion of this brand new school.
“Christ the Word will provide a fantastic learning environment for pupils and along with the staff at the school, this modern facility will further enhance pupils’ learning.
“Supporting young people is a priority for the Council and this school is part of the £90million that has been invested in the county’s schools so far including the £25million new school building for Rhyl High School and Ysgol Tir Morfa.”