Four schools in Harrow are set to get a share of a £435 million government fund to help improve and expand their facilities.

Park High School , St Bernadette's Primary School, Krishna Avanti Primary School and Canons High School will all receive funds from the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) 2016/17.

Announced on Thursday March 24 by the government, it will go towards 1,276 projects for 1,030 academies and sixth-form colleges.

Hearing the news of the funding, Harrow East MP Bob Blackman said: “Harrow is home to some truly excellent schools and I am extremely pleased that these schools are being supported in their aspirations to expand and provide the best possible education for their pupils.

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“We have a growing population locally and there is a strain on school places, so it is vital that the schools we do have are able to expand and improve their facilities as needed.

“I know this news will be extremely welcome to parents locally and I congratulate the schools and their teachers for their success."