Sharma meets pupils as Thames Valley School Building begins

Alok Sharma, the Member of Parliament for Reading West, today joined the Principal Designate of Thames Valley School, Fiona Veitch to mark the start of the on-site construction of the new school, following weeks of off-site preparation and development by off-site construction specialists McAvoy Group.

Pupils who will be attending the new school were invited to see their new school start to arrive in pieces on the back of lorries. Over the course of this week, 65 units will arrive to form the main body of the new school.