Release date: 15 October 2019
Students and teachers are moving into new classrooms at seven schools for the last term of the year as the NSW Government’s record $6.7 billion investment continues to deliver new and upgraded schools across the state.
New and upgraded schools opening in Term 4, 2019:
- Auburn North Public School – major upgrade including 10 new classrooms and new toilets.
- Belmont High School – major upgrade including four new special education classrooms with associated amenities and sensory garden.
- Denistone East Public School – major upgrade including six new classrooms, two special programs rooms and a refurbished administration space.
- Merrylands Public School – major upgrade including 10 new classrooms and new toilets.
- Old Bar Public School – major upgrade including a permanent two-storey building to provide eight new classrooms with common learning areas on both levels as well as more open space.
- Quakers Hill East Public School – major upgrade including 12 new classrooms, a new performance studio and a new digital hub.
- Rosehill Public School – major upgrade including 18 new classrooms and new sports court.
The NSW Government is investing $6.7 billion over the next four years to deliver 190 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW. In addition, a record $1.3 billion is being spent on school maintenance over five years, along with a record $500 million for the sustainable Cooler Classrooms program to provide air conditioning to schools. This is the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.