A sports centre for every secondary school

EVERY ONE of Devon's 37 secondary schools will be equipped with a modern sports centre following an injection of almost �11 million in education and sports facilities by Devon County Council. Devon's Executive Committee agreed to release �10.7 million fr

EVERY ONE of Devon's 37 secondary schools will be equipped with a modern sports centre following an injection of almost �11 million in education and sports facilities by Devon County Council.Devon's Executive Committee agreed to release �10.7 million from the proceeds of the sale of Exeter Airport to develop a range of facilities across the county.The biggest sum - �3.5 million - will go towards the development of modern sports facilities for Teign School at Kingsteignton.Teign is one of only two Devon secondary schools that does not have a sports centre and �3 million has been earmarked for the development that would include indoor facilities and a number of grass pitches.Devon County Council's deputy leader and executive councillor for children's services, John Smith, said: "This is another excellent series of examples of the county council using its resources to help stimulate the economy."This comes on top of our �180 million building programme for schools, children's centres and youth facilities and our bid to the Government to bring forward up to �800 million of investment in our secondary schools..


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