Plans for a primary school and a nursery have been submitted to help tackle pressure on school places as more houses are built.

Oxfordshire County Council has submitted a planning application to the Vale of White Horse District Council to build a primary school and nursery on land East of Highworth Road in Shrivenham.

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Plans for the school come as the current Shrivenham CofE Primary School lacks space for curriculum activities.

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The application includes plans for an outside play area, two sports pitches and a netball court.

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Shrivenham Primary will be a half form entry primary school for the Cross Trees housing development, which is providing a large number of new houses in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire.

The school is planned to open in September 2023, and will reach its full complement of 370 pupils incrementally over 6 years.

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