At the time of going to press, major works are in progress as part of the Building Schools for the Future initiative. The College will retain most of the existing structure, with its long, wide corridors giving a sense of openness and space and the more recent additions of a purpose-built Technology area, Learning Resource Centre and Sixth Form and Community Centre will
remain. We look forward, however, to the provision of a new central dining facility, new Drama and Learning Support facilities, and a new school reception and waiting area. A new teaching area for Humanities and Supportive Skills will be built, together with a new student entrance. Science accommodation will be considerably enhanced, as will Art, Vocational and Design Technology accommodation.
Outside, more car parking spaces will be provided, the bus drop-off arrangement will be made safer and more efficient, and social and sporting facilities for students and the community will be enhanced. Significant funding will be used to improve the condition of some of the existing buildings, especially by improving the heating, electrical and ventilation systems, together with the internal finishes. We feel the final result will reflect both the needs and aspirations of the school, and will enable us to create an exciting future for Sir Harry Smith Community College We now have on site an Enhanced Provision Centre, which makes the transition from primary to secondary much easier for a small group of students. The centre caters for students from Year 5 through until Year 9 and is staffed by experienced and highly qualified staff.