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Pupils Finley and Georgia do the honours to officially open new Shrewsbury school

A brand new Shrewsbury school was officially opened with speeches and the cutting of the ribbon.

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Bowbrook School is officially declared open

Bowbrook Primary School reception pupils Finley Pugh and Georgia Smith - aged four - did the honours with giant scissors after speeches from headteacher Sam Aiston and The 318 Education Trust CEO David O’ Toole.

The school opened to pupils on September 7 but they took the opportunity to hold a community event and the inaugural family fair.

Bowbrook School is officially declared open

Invited were children, families and members of the community, including representatives from Shropshire Council, the Department for Education and The 318 Education Trust.

Mr Aiston said: “We are so excited as a staff to welcome our community into the school site.

Bowbrook School is officially declared open

"We want this school to be the centre of this community and for our families and community to have an input into the education of our children”

David O Toole said: “We would like to thank Shropshire Council and the Department for Education who without them, this new school would not have been possible.

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