News > Media Centre

Latest news from London City Airport

London City Airport sensory room opens at drew primary school

14/02/2012

Parents, pupils and special guests were all in attendance for the grand opening of Drew Primary School’s new Sensory Room, developed with an £8000 donation from London City Airport and voluntary construction work by the Airport’s main building contractor AA Lovegrove.

The London City Airport Sensory Room enables children with learning difficulties to explore and develop their senses and skills, benefiting the whole community. Special guests at the opening event, held on Tuesday 31 January, included the school’s parent group, members of the Airport’s Consultative Committee (LCACC), airport employees and local councillors. All were given the opportunity to see the newly developed sensory room and learn about how the equipment can be of benefit to the school and the local community.

Natasha Scott, Head teacher at Drew Primary School said: ‘The London City Airport Sensory Room will enrich the curriculum for our special needs children and allow the school to provide these vulnerable children with an improved provision. We are grateful to London City Airport for their continued support in helping Drew Primary School and the children of Silvertown’.

Richard Gooding, CEO at London City Airport, who officially opened the room and made a speech at the event said: ‘We are pleased to be able to help Drew Primary School with this project as they are the Airport’s local school and we have a very long standing relationship with them. The London City Airport Sensory Room is an excellent addition to the school and we hope it will be enjoyed by the whole community’.

London City Airport has worked closely with Drew Primary School for many years, as part of its education excellence programme aimed at improving the skills and aspirations of young people in the local area. The Airport’s building contractor, AA Lovegrove, contributed towards the project by providing trained volunteers to decorate the London City Airport Sensory

Search news stories

Get in touch.

For more on media relations.

For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.

Picture of Andrew

Andrew Scott
PR Manager

Tel: +44 (0)203 203 2497

Email Andrew directly >
Picture of Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)207 646 0132

Email Charlotte directly >

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07801 579 273 / 07747 103 884

Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.

LCY Tweets

@NatalieMcClure Evening, for further info on your flight you'll need to get in touch with your airline directly https://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@TrickyKirky Hi, we've checked with our team and unfortunately no iPad has been found in Security.
Here's a look behind the scenes of our terminal improvement work! Coming next month, 600 seats, cafe, bar & spa! https://t.co/zIK1qR6XsQ
@TrickyKirky We'll check with our team.
Afternoon from LCY, let us know if you're flying away for the bank holiday! https://t.co/VpWnFfXmRE
RT @WooderzJames: Hello @LondonCityAir https://t.co/GbvC038jsE
@SMcDonaldOdgers Sorry to read this, we're experiencing more congestion this morning because of the bank holiday.
@SMcDonaldOdgers Sorry to read this, can you let us know where you are?
@andy_chara have a great flight!
@andy_chara Welcome to LCY! Where are you flying to today?
@JMKingfisher Have a great flight, apologies for the congestion tonight
@JMKingfisher Where are you sitting?
@JMKingfisher For further info please get in touch with airline directly or speak to one of our customer agents https://t.co/Ru3HtMHOxS
@DavidSenogles Apologies, bear with us...
@DavidSenogles Apologise for the congestion this evening, strike action in France is causing some delays
@AnotherEdFoster For further info on your flight please get in touch with your airline directly https://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@AnotherEdFoster Apologies for the congestion this evening, French strike action is causing some delays this evening.
@Davie_T we apologise and hope you'll bear with us
@Davie_T We're bringing you 600+ seats with the first stage opening in June.
@keelsburg we apologise for experience and thank you for your patience, we are working on it
Follow Us Facebook Twitter YouTube icon Youtube instagram icon Instagram

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter.

Parking

Car parking pre-book online.

Save up to 60% >

Holiday

Book your holiday.

Click here now >

LCY icon

London City Airport

See all destinations >.

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter:
Submit >