The newly built Toevlug Primary in Ventersdorp, North West was officially opened on Friday.
The construction of the school, which accommodates 805 learners, was done through the department’s Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI).
According to the Department of Education, the state of the art school was built at a cost of over R38m. It will have a nutrition center, computer lab, library and a multipurpose center.
“The building of Toevlug school saw 85 job opportunities created during the construction which included 13 women and 75 youth,” the department said.
The North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport management Mpho Motlhabane was joined by the department of Basic Education officials at the handing over.