Education and early childhood development minister Jody Carr on July 2 announced that a new francophone school for children in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built in Fredericton, New Brunswick, reports Daily Business Buzz.
The school will have a capacity of 570 students and will be built on an about nine hectares, or 22.7 acres, of property on the city’s north side near the intersection of Noble Street and Eco Terra Drive.
In addition to 30 classrooms, the school will have a library, a science laboratory, a cafeteria, music and art rooms, multipurpose rooms, space for student services and two gymnasiums. It will also have an outdoor playground and a sports field.
The project design and architectural work is planned to start in September.
The school is slated for completion in September 2015.