A ceremony to celebrate the topping out of the new Nobel School in Stevenage took place recently to mark reaching the highest point of the £28 million construction project.
Alastair Craig, head of Nobel School welcomed guest of honour local Member of Parliament Stephen McPartland, together with Cllr Frances Button, Hertfordshire County Council Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, There were joined by students from the school and representatives of Hertfordshire County Council, and their construction partner, Hertfordshire Schools Building Partnership and Mansell Construction.
Stephen said,"I am delighted the government is paying for this school to be rebuilt as part of our massive £250 million infrastructure investment in Stevenage schools, local hospital, housing and jobs. The new school is an exciting project due to the innovative design and I know the government will now be watching closely to assess improvements in Nobel exam results and pupil attainment".
This complex project is being constructed while the existing school continue to operate from the same site. When completed, state-of-the-art single & four storey buildings will provide new facilities for Nobel School, with the addition of a new sports hall, auditorium and Learning Resource Centre.