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 NEWSLET ER                                                                   June 09

  Your invitation to see
  Falmer Academy designs

  Anyone keen to see the proposed designs           provide a state-of-the-art Academy building
  for the new Falmer Academy is invited to          suitable for 21st Century education. The
  a public exhibition being held in the South       building will also be designed to be energy
  Hall, South Buildings at Falmer High School       efficient and as eco-friendly as possible. Kier are
  on Monday 22 June 6.00 to 8.00pm.                 seeking comments from the local community
                                                    on its proposals.
  After a very competitive bidding process
                                                    On show at the exhibition will be a proposed
  Brighton & Hove City Council have appointed
                                                    layout of the Academy buildings and computer
  Crawley-based construction company Kier           generated imagery (CGI), which will help bring
  Group to build the new landmark Academy           the paper plans to life. The Kier team and
  designed by award-winning architects              representatives from Brighton & Hove City
  Feilden Clegg Bradley. Kier is proposing          Council and the Academy Project Team will be
  an innovative and imaginative scheme to           there to talk about the proposed new building
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   Parents’ Council Kicks Off
   The first meeting of the new Parents’          involvement in the community.
   Council will be held at The Bridge Centre on
                                                  Anybody who wishes to attend should
   the Falmer High School site at 10.30am on
                                                  contact info@proposedfalmeracademy.
   Monday 22 June 2009.
                                                  org Following the meeting members of
   The group will help the Academy by             the Parents’ Council will be first to see the
   acting in an advisory capacity on areas        exhibition about the designs for the new
   like uniform, extra curricula activities and   Academy.

and answer any other questions you have           and to explain how this will be managed
about how the Academy will operate.               so that students and staff are able to focus
                                                  on learning and teaching,’ he adds. ‘We will
‘The exhibition gives students, their parents,    be handing out comment forms on the day
staff and others in the local community the       to capture people’s views and ideas.’ A full
chance to have a preview before the formal        planning application for the proposals will be
statutory planning process begins later in        submitted this summer, with phase one of
the summer,’ explains Nick West, Contracts        the new building ready for staff and students
Manager, Kier Regional.                           to move into in September 2010.
‘Just as importantly it’s a chance for us to      If you are unable to attend the exhibition day
hear their first impressions and to address       but want to know more, the images and plans
any concerns on the impact of the proposed        a can be viewed online at
work on the day-to-day life of the school         www.proposedfalmeracademy.org

For more information on the Academy visit the website
 www.proposedfalmeracademy.org or email info@proposedfalmeracademy.org