State Government to invest $4.5 million in upgrading Kinross College

8 May 2015

Students at Kinross College are set to benefit from a $4.5 million upgrade of classrooms and specialist facilities.

Ocean Reef MLA Albert Jacob, who was instrumental in securing the funding, said the entire Kinross community would benefit from having a better high school in the area.

He said the open plan teaching areas that resulted in distractions for the 700 students would be turned into individual classrooms.

A purpose built student services facility would house the chaplain, nurse, psychologist, year coordinators and support staff.

This should free up an area to allow the College to reintroduce music into the curriculum.

A food studio would enhance the home economics area.

A dedicated staff room would allow the library to be available to students during recess and lunch breaks.

Kinross College will also receive additional funding for a new perimeter security fence.

 “Kinross College is an outstanding school in the northern suburbs and I am delighted that the State Government has responded to the school’s need,” Mr Jacob said.

Albert & Minister Collier with Principal Rod Buckenara and students from Kinross College.

Watch the announcement here: