Students from Hoppers Crossing are a step closer to having the transformed first-rate school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Minister for Education James Merlino today visited The Grange P-12 College to inspect the new building plans following the $9.5 million investment in the Victorian Budget 2019/20 for a major upgrade.
These works will include the transformation of existing classrooms and facilities with a major upgrade to the science block, including sport science learning spaces and science specialist areas.
The Labor Government had already funded the masterplan for The Grange P-12 College. This investment will help turn the school’s vision into a reality.
This upgrade is part of the Labor Government’s massive investment of $5.6 billion to deliver new schools, more than 1,400 school upgrades, and support over 5,000 construction jobs for Victorians.
Under the Labor Government’s school building boom, 100 new schools will open by 2026, ensuring every child can access a great local school and a great start in life.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino
“Right across Victoria, we are building and upgrading schools so our students and teachers have the best facilities and every child is given every chance to succeed.”
“Investing in specialised facilities – such as a dedicated sport science learning space – means that students can chase their passions into rewarding careers.”
Quotes attributable to Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly
“The students at The Grange P-12 College will benefit from refurbished classrooms and facilities funded in this year’s State Budget.”
“The Grange P-12 College already has some of the best teachers, students and staff – soon they’ll have the world-class classrooms, buildings and sporting facilities to match.”