Education: The dawn of a new age in education in Peterborough

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All eyes will be on two men today. Between them they are responsible for the education of thousands of Peterborough's teenagers and hundreds of our teachers.

All eyes will be on two men today. Between them they are responsible for the education of thousands of Peterborough's teenagers and hundreds of our teachers.Hugh Howe and Alan McMurdo are the head teachers at the city's two new schools, The Voyager and The Thomas Deacon Academy.

Between them they are responsible for the education of thousands of Peterborough's teenagers and hundreds of our teachers.

The buildings they are responsible for cost more than 50 million to build. Jemma Walton spoke to them about how it feels to be the men holding the key to the city's future in their hands.

Read the interviews:

Alan McMurdo, head teacher of The Thomas Deacon Academy (also with video of the opening day).

Hugh Howe, head teacher of The Voyager School.

Also: Opening day: New schools have the wow factor on big day

Today, a new era for education in Peterborough began, as almost 4,000 pupils attended the new Voyager and Thomas Deacon Academy secondary schools.