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Exciting times are ahead! The St Oswald’s Governing Board have appoint ‘GRT Architecture’  based in Wirksworth to plan and design the first phase which was approved by cabinet members in July with a budget of £1.4 million. The fist phase includes;

  • the building or 2 classrooms
  • the creation of an out door space for children to continue to do sports, forest schools, etc…
  • re-wiring the school
  • disability access.

What has happened in September; The land has been transferred from agricultural use to educational use. the footpath is on track to be diverted. A meeting will be held with Derek Trowell from GRT architecture to plan the layout of the land and the designs will be published on the school website in due course. The land will be fenced off within the next month.


October 2017- Updates for you! We now have initial plans designed by GRT Architects. These will be available to view at school at the Open day on Saturday 14th October and during the parents Evenings on Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th October. A Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager has been appointed to work alongside the project to ensure that the everything runs as smoothly as possible. To enable us to teach and the children to experience a wide range of Sport we are using the facilities at the Leisure Centre 2 afternoons a week. this enables the children to experience all types of Physical education and games.

Our Initial designs can be seen here on the PDF; SECTION-min   





We want to stress to all families that these initial designs and may be subject to change!



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