Students from Armstrong Creek West will soon be learning and thriving in a brand new primary school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman today toured the recently completed $20.2 million Armstrong Creek West Primary School (interim name), meeting with its Principal and discussing the tremendous potential of this new school for local students and the community.
Armstrong Creek West Primary School (interim name) has modern classrooms, flexible learning spaces, a performing arts and physical education complex, sports field and multi-use hard courts and administration buildings on an expansive green-landscaped campus.
The school will open in Term 1 2020, and it will cater for 475 students.
Designed by Architectus and built by KANE the school has been designed to provide a great education for students of the growing Bellarine Peninsula community.
The Labor Government is delivering on its promise to the Armstrong Creek community that that they will receive the great local schools they deserve.
The Labor Government has invested $5.6 billion to deliver more than 1,400 school upgrades and supporting over 7,500 construction jobs for Victorians.
Under the Labor Government’s school building boom, a total of 100 new schools will open by 2026, ensuring every child can access a great local school and get a great start in life.
As stated by Minister for Education James Merlino
“I’d like to congratulate everyone involved in this massive project. It is wonderful to see this vision become a reality for the local community.”
“Across Victoria, we are building and upgrading schools so our students have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and every child is given every chance to succeed.”
As stated by Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman
“Armstrong Creek West Primary School (interim name) will give local students the education they need to get the best out of life.”