COUNTRYFILE presenter Adam Henson officially opened the Cotswold School’s new sixth form centre.

On a glorious and sunny Wednesday morning, the official opening took place at 10am with Phil White, head of sixth form opening the speeches followed by Beth Hill, deputy head girl, who spoke about the benefits of the new sixth form centre.

Will Morgan, headteacher at the Cotswold School then introduced Adam Henson.

Students from each tutor group from Year 7 to 13, were in attendance alongside governors, staff past and present and parents who all enjoyed tray bakes, patisseries with coffees, teas and a tour of the new facilities.

Students from the music department played the harp and piano to entertain the visitors as they toured round the spacious and well-equipped new building.

Mr Morgan said: “It was brilliant to have Adam here this morning, a local celebrity, who attended The Westwoods School in Northleach, one of the predecessors to The Cotswold School and with his daughter Ella attending the School, from Year 7 to Year 13 and who is currently at Birmingham University.”

Mr Henson added: “I’m delighted that I’ve been honoured this way with a plaque at The Cotswold School.

“Speaking to the students from Year 7 to Year 13 about trust and respect between teachers, students and parents, it really is evident.

“This is what makes a great school, combined with these amazing facilities.”

Phil White concluded: “Thank you to Adam Henson for taking the time out of his busy schedule to officially open our new Sixth Form Centre.

“This is an especially joyous time, it being our 30th anniversary year of The Cotswold School.”