Minister Opens New Facilities At Rossmoyne Senior High School

Minister Opens New Facilities At Rossmoyne Senior High School

Western Australia Minister for Education Peter Collier

Rossmoyne Ready For Year 7 Students With New Building

Victor P Taffa

  • ?$10.9 Million building at Rossmoyne Senior High School
  • One of 29 capital works projects for the year 7 move

A state-of-the-art building will welcome year 7 students attending Rossmoyne Senior High School in 2015.

Education Minister Peter Collier opened the new building today, and said the modern facilities would provide 21st century learning experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

“The new classroom block is a fitting place for year 7 students to be introduced to new and more demanding concepts and ideas.” Mr. Collier said.

“I know the current students and staff at the school is looking forward to welcoming year 7s.”

The new two-storey classroom block features

  • 13 general classrooms,
  • An inclusive education classroom,
  • Incidental learning area,
  • Planning room and resource store,
  • Staff study areas,
  • Staff and student toilets.

“Extensive use of glass and open spaces in the building makes teaching more visible, meaning it will be easier for teachers to share ideas and work together.” the Minister said.

“The new building is the latest in a series of projects at the school, including a new gymnasium, performing arts centre and upgraded science classrooms.”

The year 7 building is one of 29 capital works projects, worth $229.6 Million, being completed as part of the State Government’s move of year 7 to secondary school.

Fact File

  • The move of year 7 public school students to secondary schools in Western Australia is in line with the majority of other Australian States and Territories and most private schools in this State