A SCHOOL has been given thousands of pounds to help develop its design and technology facilities.
Settlebeck in Sedbergh has now raised all the funds it needs to develop a ‘Community Maker Space,’ thanks to a £3,000 donation from Lake District business Herdy.
Settlebeck Parents, Teachers and Friends Association will use the funds to upgrade the design and technology facilities at the school, so that it can begin a programme of evening classes open to pupils, parents and members of the community who wish to learn more about computer aided design and manufacturing.
Diane Hannah, co-founder director of Herdy, said as well as providing the outstanding funds for the project the business would also like to share its expertise with pupils and help develop their skills.
“When we heard about the Settlebeck project…