Damian was honoured to secure the 'golden bolt' during an event at the site of the new Mill Chase Academy in Whitehill & Bordon.
Damian was joined by Hampshire County Council’s Deputy Leader and Executive Lead Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Keith Mans and Councillor Stephen Reid, Executive Member for Education and Skills, Human Resources and Performance, as well as Sue Samson, Chief Executive Officer, University of Chichester Academy Trust, Paul Hemmings, Mill Chase Academy’s Principal and, from the Education and Skills Funding Agency, Victoria Baker, Deputy Director and Priority Schools Building Programme Director.
Damian Hinds said: “I was delighted to visit the site of the new Mill Chase Academy, and see the great progress being made on the build. The new school is another important part of the overall redevelopment happening in Whitehill & Bordon, alongside the new housing, commercial space and infrastructure that is already taking shape. It’s an exciting time for the town, and I look forward to seeing the school open in September 2019.”