The Mayor of Eastleigh, Cllr Cynthia Garton recently officially opened Deer Park School, the new state of the art secondary school in Hedge End.
The £21.2 million school forms part of the Wildern Academy Trust and includes a three storey main building an adjacent sports hall and has capacity for 1,050 students. The main building includes a central triple-height atrium, 46 classrooms, a learning resource centre, science laboratories, art rooms, design and technology facilities and a music and drama space. The two-storey sports hall features a four-court main hall, a multi-use activity studio, and changing facilities.
Additional sports facilities for both the school and local community to use are also being developed, thanks to a joint investment of a further £2.4 million by Hampshire County Council and Eastleigh Borough Council. This will include grassed sports pitches, including a 400 metre running track, a synthetic all weather pitch, and a multi-use games area with three netball courts and floodlighting.
Photo Caption; Mayor Of Eastleigh Cllr Cynthia Garton opens the new school with Chair of the Wildern Academy Trust Board, Glenda Lane, Hampshire County Council Leader, Councillor Keith Mans, Executive Head Teacher, Marie Lou Litton and children from the school.