State of the art facilities at new Dunfermline High Community Use School
Archived news: published on Tuesday 31 Jul 2012 by Fife Council
The new Dunfermline High School will shortly be opening its doors – and not just to pupils.
As well as being the first high school completed as part of the Building Fife’s Future Programme, which is investing £126m in new schools across Fife, the £40 million building will also be Dunfermline’s newest, state of the art Community Use facility.
The new Community Use School boasts a top range of facilities including:
- 2 Gymnasiums
- Sports hall
- Dance studio
- Full size floodlit 3G synthetic pitch
- Grass pitches
- Fitness suite
- Theatre (360 seats)
- Drama studio
- Flexible meeting areas
- Commercial teaching kitchen
- Recording and rehearsal studio
- Over 90 modern classrooms
- 120 free parking spaces plus additional parking for coaches
Commenting on the fantastic new facilities, Scott Fenton, Head of Community Use for the Dunfermline area, said: “The stunning new Dunfermline High Community Use School provides the local community and visitors with first-class, modern leisure and learning facilities at very competitive prices. There’s something for everyone, from our well equipped gyms and 3G synthetic pitch to our commercial teaching kitchen and an outstanding venue for hosting large scale events, shows and conferences.
“We’re open Monday to Friday from 5-10pm and from 9.30am-1.30pm on Sundays. However, we can open outside these times to accommodate medium and large events or competitive matches.”
Joe Fitzpatrick, Head of Education with responsibility for Community Learning added that the new school will be looking to sustain the strong community programme which has characterised Dunfermline High School for many years. He said, ‘’ Consecutive Councils have committed to ensuring that local communities can access the facilities available in schools to participate in sports activities and learning opportunities. Everyone gains and the arrangement ensures we maximize the benefit of the investment for the community’’.
If you’re a community group interested in taking advantage of the top range of facilities you can have a sneak preview of what’s on offer by arranging a visit. For more information call 01383 602348 or email email@example.com
For more information contactScott Fenton, Head of Community Use, Dunfermline Area
Tel: 01383 602351 Contact Scott Fenton online
By Post: Fife Council, Woodmill High School, Shields Road, Dunfermline, KY11 4ER