Twenty-five primary and secondary schools throughout Argyll and Bute were refurbished during the school summer holidays with work costing over £3million.
Lead Councillor for Education and Lifelong Learning, Michael Breslin, said, “This work is designed to ensure that school buildings are maintained in a satisfactory condition and provide a safe and suitable environment for both pupils and staff.
“The work was approved by the council as part of the 2011/12 budget process.”
Schools which benefited and the work done include:
• Ardrishaig Primary School – re roofing
• Colgrain Primary School – re wiring/heating upgrading/road safety improvements
• Islay high School – rewiring/re roofing/refurbishment of Domestic Science Classroom/resurfacing of car park
• Kilchattan Primary school – internal and external refurbishment
• Luing Primary School - rewiring
• Roseneath Primary School – flood prevention measures and window replacement
• Strath of Appin Primary School – re roofing and window replacement
• Sandbank Primary School – re wiring and heating upgrading
• Strachur Primary School Toilet refurbishment
• St Andrews Primary School – Kitchen Refurbishment