Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Questions (215)

Brendan Ryan

Question:

215. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he has received an application for major capital works funding by a school (details supplied); the work for which funding is required; the status of the application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5024/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I am pleased to inform the Deputy that funding was approved in September 2018 under the Additional Accommodation Scheme to enable the Board of Management to provide the following accommodation:

- 5 Mainstream Classrooms, 5 x standard WCs & 1 x WC for assisted users as Additional Accommodation

- 4 Mainstream Classrooms & 4 x standard WCs to replace prefabs

- 2 x Science Labs & 1 Prep Area and 1 Art & Crafts Room

The Board of Management is currently at the procurement of the Design Team stage. The Design Team will take the project through the various stages of architectural planning and onwards through the statutory planning process and to construction.