• Napthine Government announces $5 million election commitment to Scoresby Secondary College
• Funding will improve facilities for Scoresby Secondary College students and staff
• Napthine Government building a better education system for all Victorian students
State Member for Scoresby, Kim Wells MP met students and teachers at Scoresby Secondary College today, and announced a $5 million funding commitment to upgrade the school under a re-elected Napthine Government.
“The Napthine Government is building better schools for all Victorian students and I’m delighted to announce a $5 million upgrade of Scoresby Secondary College if the Victorian Coalition Government is re-elected,” Kim Wells MP said.
“This $5 million investment will be used for the redevelopment of a masterplan and to modernise the existing school designed to make the facilities fit for 21st century learning.
“The modernisation will support Scoresby Secondary College’s new direction in teaching and learning to improve student outcomes.”
“The Victorian Coalition Government is delivering a $1.1 billion investment in school infrastructure, including 24 new schools across the State, and upgrades to hundreds of existing schools, such as Scoresby Secondary College,” Kim Wells MP said.
“The Napthine Government has already delivered $46,065 for maintenance of portables at Rowville Secondary College, $100,000 for programs at the Rowville Secondary Sports Academy, $392,000 in maintenance funding for Scoresby Primary School, $75,000 for an early learning centre at Scoresby Primary School, and funding for Knox Gardens and Wantirna South Primary Schools.”
“The Victorian Coalition Government have stepped in after 11 years of Labor neglect, and taken action to fix Labor’s $420 million school maintenance backlog.
“While Labor cut maintenance funding by 20 per cent, we have increased maintenance funding by 40 per cent, to tackle Labor’s underinvestment in school facilities.
Member for Scoresby, Kim Wells said the Scoresby community would benefit from the Napthine Government’s strong record on delivering for education.
“Scoresby Secondary is a fantastic local school. Students and staff at Scoresby Secondary will benefit enormously from enhanced educational facilities,” Mr Wells said.
The Napthine Government is building a better education system, with a record $9.2 billion for school education in 2014-15, $1 billion more than Labor’s last budget in 2010.