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£1m to be spent on primary and secondary schools in Powys

Newtown High School Image copyright Henry Spooner/Geograph
Image caption Restoration work will be carried out at Newtown High School this year

More than £1m will be spent on Powys schools this year as part of a major improvement plan, the county council has agreed.

The funding will allow more than a dozen restoration and improvement programmes to be carried out in primary and secondary buildings.

Included in the plans is a £200,000 project to replace staff accommodation at Ysgol Cedewain, Newtown.

The council said it was "significant investment " in its schools.

Key projects

  • £200,000 project to replace mobile teachings and staff accommodation at Ysgol Cedewain, Newtown
  • £148,000 adaptation work at Newtown High School
  • £128,000 for changing facilities and improvements to toilets at Crickhowell High School
  • £73,000 to re-roof the music and art block at Newtown High School's John Beddoes campus

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