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Building Programme

Since our original Islington Schools moved to Potters Bar between 1973 & 1976 to secure the future of the school (which was opened by HRH Princess Anne on 8th June 1976), we have continued to improve our facilities.

New buildings added to our site since 1973:

Edinburgh Centre (Library, Information Technology and Physics, opened by HRH Duke of Edinburgh 1990)

Bernard Ryan Centre (Sixth Form and Modern Languages, opened by HRH the Princess Royal in 1997) – Bernard Ryan was one of our Chair of Governors

Edward Guinness Hall (Concert Hall, opened by Edward Guinness CVO in 2002) –
Edward Guinness is a former Chairman of Guinness Brewing Worldwide and member of our school’s governing body from 1981-1992

Arnold Lynch Centre (Maths, Art and Design Technology, opened by HRH Duke of Kent 2007) – Arnold Lynch was an Old Owenian who worked in the team who designed Colossus (world’s first computer) at Bletchley Park during WW2

Sports Cricket Pavilion (opened by Monty Panesar in 2010) – Monty Panesar is an English cricketer

Myddelton Building (Science facility named after Sir Hugh Myddelton, opened by Lord Robert Winston, Feb 2014).

Sir Alan Parker Building (Drama, Languages and Learning Support, opened by Sir Alan Parker, July 2015).