THE official opening of the £15 million Tullibody South Campus was held last week, with a number of guests taking part.

The event took place on the afternoon of Friday, October 11, and featured speeches from Clacks Council’s chief exec, Nikki Bridle, Keith Brown MSP, as well as music from Alloa Academy singers and more.

Audience members included provost Tina Murphy, Luke Graham MP, and also many of the school’s staff and pupils.

The Tullibody South Campus incorporates Abercromby and St Bernadette's RC primaries, as well as the new Tulach Nursery.

Some of the building’s features include a library, reading spaces built into the walls, and an immersive room for interactive learning.

Cllr Graham Lindsay, the local authority’s education spokesperson, said: “This is an exciting day for the community of Tullibody, as we celebrate the official opening of this fabulous new campus

“This facility is among the best in the country, with state-of-the-art teaching facilities which are providing many exciting new learning experiences for our young people.”

Those comments were echoed by Keith Brown MSP, who said: “Tullibody South Campus is an impressive, state of the art learning space, the result of an excellent partnership between Clackmannanshire Council, the Scottish Government and Scottish Futures Trust.

“The pupils will benefit from an innovative, learner central campus that will inspire and support them throughout their learning journey, equipping them with the skills they need to take on the challenges of the 21st century.

“I wish the pupils and teachers every future success.”