Bowler Graham Onions to open Darlington primary school

England cricketer Graham Onions is to officially open a new £6.5m primary school.

The building on Pendleton Road South in Darlington replaces the old North Road Primary.

The new eco-friendly school has a special roof which will help reduce CO2 emissions and also garden terraces on the first floor.

The sportsman will officially open the school at a ceremony on Monday.

Head teacher David Ackroyd, said: It is an inspirational building and I think it's fitting we have an inspirational sportsman coming to officially open it for us."

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