A private school will be investing £1 million pounds into an extended music department.

St Margaret's in Bushey has unveiled ambitious plans for a new building which will house modernised facilities for music students

local independent day and boarding school in Bushey has unveiled ambitious plans to expand its on-campus music department with.

A semi-enclosed courtyard and amphitheatre will sit between the new building and the school’s original chapel.

Other features include large, cascading picture windows on two sides of the building to ‘bring the outside in’ and the main classrooms will be open to pitched roofs with skylights, creating the feeling of an auditorium.

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Acting head mistress for St Margaret’s School, Julie Chatkiewicz, said: "We’re extremely excited about the construction of our new facilities. The modernised building will allow the music department to expand upon its current offering both inside and outside of the classroom, providing an exciting and exceptional new environment for pupils studying music.

"We anticipate the building itself to be completed by the end of the spring term next year, with internal fitting work finished by the end of the summer term, ready for our pupils to occupy the new facilities in the autumn term."