Official opening day for Skegness Academy

Official opening for Skegness Academy, Burgh Road, Skegness.
Official opening for Skegness Academy, Burgh Road, Skegness.

Guests gathered for the official opening of Skegness Academy recently.

The ceremony at the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust site included a tour and address by Barry Day OBE, chief executive of the trust.

There was also a flypast at around 10.50am by a King Air 200 from No 45 (R) Squadron based at RAF Cranwell, which flew over the Academy at en route back to Cranwell.

Approximately £19 million has been invested at the Skegness Academy which has provided ‘exceptional resources for pupils’, including a 230 seat performance hall.

Construction started in 2011 - work was undertaken in three phases and was finally completed in August.