| The center, in which more than three million will be invested, will have two educational lines, Infant and Primary | The first phase of the project includes the construction of the Children's pavilion and a school cafeteria The Ministry of Education and Culture has begun the works of the new Pascual Martínez Abellán de Pliego school, which will have two lines, six nursery classrooms and 12 Primary, and will involve an investment of more than three million euros, co-financed by the Fund European Regional Development by 80 percent. The project includes two phases of action.
The first has already started and has an award amount of 1,578,509 euros, and includes the construction of the Children's pavilion and the school cafeteria. The first part of the works, with an execution period of 11 months, will focus on the creation of six classrooms, a multipurpose classroom and three toilets.
Likewise, the pavilion will have spaces for management, coordination / orientation and administration; teachers room and AMPA room, among other dependencies.
It will also have a 200 square meter dining room, warehouse and heating.
Outside, the construction of a playground is planned. The Minister of Education and Culture, Esperanza Moreno, together with the Mayor of Pliego, Antonio Huéscar, visited the works today to see the project first-hand.
"That work continues to provide the municipalities of the Region with new educational infrastructures is always good news," said Moreno, who highlighted the "need to be able to offer students and teachers adapted and necessary spaces for the proper development of the activity educational ". To guarantee adequate lighting according to use and avoid direct sunlight, patios will be built that allow indirect light to enter.
The central playground has shaded surfaces continuing the roof slabs, and the interior patios and the interior of the central courtyard will be lined with artificial grass. On the other hand, the building will have thermal installations in accordance with the well-being and hygiene, energy efficiency and safety requirements prescribed in the regulation of Thermal Installations in buildings. As for the second phase of the project, the pavilion with 12 Primary classrooms, the Ministry will begin contracting the drafting of the project with a bid amount of 83,700 euros.
Likewise, the budget for the execution of the works in this second phase is estimated at 2,332,638 euros. More than three million in works The Ministry allocates more than three million euros to actions in educational infrastructures in the last semester of the year.
This was recalled by the minister, who explained that "these actions are structured around three axes: the usual adaptation and improvement works; the Energy Efficiency and Bioclimatic Reconversion Plan; and the specific item for adaptation of spaces due to the pandemic". Thus, the Ministry has enabled a game of 2,200,000 euros to undertake around 70 actions to adapt spaces as a result of the situation derived from Covid-19.
Several are already underway, such as the adaptation of classrooms and the teachers' room in the Petra Sánchez Rollán public school in Los Alcázares or the closing of the porch to create a new space in the Virgen del Oro de Abarán school. Other projects that will be carried out thanks to the extraordinary amount mobilized by the Ministry are the closing of the porch at the José Robles de Lorca public school; the adaptation of spaces in the El Carmen public school; and in the IES Sierra Minera de La Unión or the remodeling of toilets in centers of Águilas, Alcantarilla, Caravaca de la Cruz, Lorca and Murcia. On the other hand, this summer the repair of the sports courts at the Los Rosales school in El Palmar (Murcia) was undertaken, with an investment of close to 48,000 euros; the adaptation of spaces for dining rooms at the San Agustín de Ojós school, with a budget of more than 40,000 euros; the closing of the porch at the Mediterranean Institute of Cartagena, with a budget of more than 48,000 euros; and the closing of the porch at the Octavio Carpena Artes institute, in Santomera, with a budget of more than 45,000 euros. Another package of actions corresponds to the Plan for Energy Efficiency and Bioclimatic Reconversion.
Within the framework of this plan, the removal of the fiber cement has been undertaken in the José María LaPuerta, Antonio Ulloa and Santa Florentina schools of the La Palma county council, in Cartagena.
In the municipality of San Pedro del Pinatar, the Manuel Tárraga Escribano institute is performing, and in Torre Pacheco the work is being carried out at the Agrupado Meroños Rural School.