Students from prep to year six will benefit from new and upgraded classrooms at St Brendan’s in Somerville, funded in part by a $1,200,000 Capital Grants Program injection by the Morrison Government.
Federal member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, yesterday opened new learning spaces and refurbished administration areas at the school, saying students would benefit from the four new classrooms that will allow for modern, collaborative learning techniques.
“It was great to visit St Brendan’s to see the new facilities in action and hear about the positive impact it will have on students in Somerville,” Minister Hunt said.
“St Brendan’s has a wonderful school community, and these new learning areas will further enhance the learning environment for students and staff.
“The School’s motto of ‘positive education for life’ is quintessential to the role our primary educators play in young children’s lives, giving them the building blocks for their future life beyond the school gates.
“The Morrison Government is funding improved facilities at schools, like here at St Brendan’s, as part of our ongoing commitment to improve the education standards of kids Australia wide.”
“We are ensuring that every child gets a quality education, no matter where they go to school by providing record funding for government schools, for Catholic schools and for Independent schools.
“We are delivering real, needs-based funding that is matched by national reforms that will drive better results and outcomes, as recommended by David Gonski in his Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.
More information about the Capital Grants Program is at https://www.education.gov.au/capital-grants-non-government-schools.