Archer Academy: Author Anne-Marie Conway’s cheque means new library can be built
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Archer Academy can break ground on its new library after a local children’s author donated enough to allow work to get going.
On the last day of term before Easter, Anne-Marie Conway handed over a cheque for £4,400 to headteacher Lucy Harrison.
The school has been fundraising for the £150,000 figure, and while the total raised is still only at £132,000, it’s enough to begin work.
Construction on the Beaumont Close site of the upper school, in East Finchley, will be finished in the autumn.
Anne-Marie’s son used to attend the school. The cash came from her new book, Unicorn Girl.
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The library campaign was launched by Archer Academy parent Steve McFadden, better known as Albert Square’s Phil Mitchell.
Ms Conway said: “People have really got behind the book and the project and it will be fantastic to watch the building finally going up.”
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