$9 million learning facility opens at Holroyd School

Published 12th September, 2014 in Family & Community Services, Education, Education

A new $9 million learning facility for students with complex needs has opened at Holroyd School in Sydney’s West.

Member for Granville, Tony Issa; Principal of Holroyd School, Anne Flint; and Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli at the opening of new facilities at Holroyd School for Specific Purposes.
$9 million learning facility opens at Holroyd School

The new unit will provide advanced learning facilities for students with complex learning needs.

Facilities available at the new unit include:

  • 15 new classrooms with practical activities areas, withdrawal spaces and shared change room, shower and toilet facilities;
  • refurbishment of an existing classroom block to provide a special education unit, covered walkways, ramps, toilets and laundries; and
  • relocation of other facilities to more convenient locations.

Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli said the facilities will keep Holroyd School at the “cutting edge” of special needs educational provision.

“Holroyd School is one of 19 Schools for Specific Purposes upgraded by the NSW Government using $94 million of residual Building the Education Revolution (BER) funding,” Mr Piccoli said.

Schools for Specific Purposes (SSP) are for students from Pre-school to Year 12 who require intensive levels of educational support.

The changes promise to modern, fully accessible learning environment able to meets the needs of Holroyd School’s students.

Published 12th September, 2014 in Family & Community Services, Education, Education