New schools for “rapidly grow­ing suburbs”

The Australian Education Reporter - - NEWS - REUBEN ADAMS

THE WA State Gov­ern­ment is in­vest­ing more than $55 mil­lion in three new pri­mary schools to cater for grow­ing pop­u­la­tions in Perth’s outer suburbs.

Con­struc­tion of Baldivis North (South East) Pri­mary School, Banksia Grove East Pri­mary School and Caversham South Pri­mary School will be­gin this year, ahead of open­ing for kinder­garten to Year 6 stu­dents in 2020.

The $16m, 430-stu­dent Baldivis North (South East) Pri­mary School will in­cor­po­rate first-class art and mu­sic fa­cil­i­ties.

Con­struc­tion on the $22 mil­lion,

540-stu­dent Banksia Grove East pri­mary school will be­gin this year with the school to fully open in 2020. The $17.3 mil­lion pri­mary school in Caversham South will have ca­pac­ity for

430 stu­dents and will re­lieve pres­sure on nearby Caversham Pri­mary School.

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