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Young twins cut turf on new project

07:30 26 September 2012

Twins and youngest pupils at the school, 11 year old Andrea and Nick Robinson, cut the turf.

Twins and youngest pupils at the school, 11 year old Andrea and Nick Robinson, cut the turf.

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The youngest pupils at Chulmleigh Community College took part in the ceremony to mark the start of the £1.8m development.

THE TWO youngest pupils at Chulmleigh Community College took part in a ceremonial turf cutting on Thursday to mark the start of work on a new £1.8m building.

Identical twins Andrea and Nick Robinson, aged 11, had the honour of cutting the turf ahead of works to complete the new two-storey classroom block by next spring.

Head teacher Michael Johnson said: “We are really excited about this project; it really gives a future to the children.”

The new building will house new science, language, arts and music rooms as well as a performance area, and is expected to be finished by April.

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