A new extension at Corby Technical School has doubled its total size, say those behind the venture.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday ( Dec 5 ) following work over the past year to develop the extension at the school on Cottingham Road.

£6.8m was the cost funded by the county council for the school which is over-subscribed.

The extension consists of twenty new classrooms, sixth form space, a lecture theatre, media studies and music department as well as drama studio.

The principal of the school thanked those involved in its construction at the event - and says the extension will allow it to expand the school's number of students.