EXTRA LEARNING SPACE FOR TARNEIT SCHOOLS

Students at Tarneit Rise Primary School and Truganina P-9 College will both soon receive new state-of-the-art, double-storey relocatable classrooms to meet growing student enrolments.

Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly today announced the modern double-storey relocatable buildings would offer flexibility to manage enrolment growth ahead of 2021.

As part of this allocation, Tarneit Rise Primary School will receive two relocatable buildings. Truganina P-9 College will receive four relocatable buildings These are in addition to the two sets of relocatable classrooms that both schools received last year.

The relocatable buildings include double-glazed windows, improved thermal insulation to reduce heat loss, acoustic insulation to reduce internal noise reverberation, and are built to an energy efficient design.

The Victorian Government is investing $114.5 million to deliver modern relocatable school buildings to schools across the state. This will provide an additional 12,775 spaces for Victorian students for the 2021 school year ensuring all students can access to a great local government school.

It is anticipated the 2020-21 Relocatable Building Program will create more than 200 jobs in manufacturing and related industries.

This investment forms part of the more than $1.18 billion investment in education infrastructure projects that will create thousands of jobs across the state and kickstart Victoria’s economy.

The Victorian Government is investing an unprecedented $7.2 billion in Victorian school infrastructure, which is delivering more than 1,460 school upgrades and 100 new schools by 2026 – ensuring every child can access a great local school where they can achieve their best.

The Victorian Government is building the Education State so that every Victorian gets the opportunity for a great education and every community has access to a great school.

Quotes attributable to Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly

“We are delivering a modern, multi-storey relocatable building for both Tarneit Rise Primary School and Truganina P-9 because we know that quality infrastructure gives our students and teachers the learning environments they need to achieve their best.”

 “They are a cost-effective, fast and flexible option to respond to the growing needs of the school.”

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