| The works of the center have been visited today, Tuesday, October 13, by the Minister of Education, Esperanza Moreno, and the Torreño mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández | The expansion works of the San José de Las Torres de Cotillas school have already begun, which will benefit its nearly 500 students and which will be carried out on a municipal plot of about 2,000 m2.
"It is a project that the center needs for a long time because it has separated in buildings located on different streets the cycles of Primary Education and their daily life is neither normal nor comfortable," explains the first mayor.
Today, Tuesday October 13, the Minister of Education, Esperanza Moreno, and the Torreño mayor, Joaquín Vela Fernández, have visited the center whose works have a budget of about 1,200,000 euros co-financed with ERDF funds and an execution period of twelve months . "It is a solution that the educational community of the center required and that we have been demanding for a long time.
For example, many Primary schoolchildren who are users of the dining room walk every day from one pavilion to another, accompanied by their monitors, crossing several streets to access the other pavilion ", says the Councilor for Education, Rafael Martínez García, who has also participated in the visit.
In addition, it indicates that this path is also carried out by several teachers to teach their classes. Two complete lines With this expansion, spaces will be created so that the school has two complete lines: one for Early Childhood Education with two classrooms with adapted toilets, a multipurpose classroom, additional toilets for the center, adaptation of 600 m2 of patio and a 75 m2 porch ; and another for Primary, with four classrooms, another for music, a Plumier classroom, a library, four support classrooms and another two for technical support staff. Likewise, it will have two physiotherapy rooms, an office for the AMPA, patio toilets, a warehouse and a 15 m2 porch, and the Primary patio and the 800 m2 sports court will be adapted.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas