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Blakehurst High School Upgrades Completed

After undergoing over $6 million of upgrades the new look Blakehurst High School is officially open.

Mark Coure, Member for Oatley, Cr Kevin Greene, Mayor of Georges River Council and Cr Sandy Grekas, Blakehurst Ward Councillor attended the opening along with school staff and students.

The upgrades to Blakehurst High were funded under the Secondary Schools Renewal Program which aims to improve the amenity and functionality of NSW public high schools.

Under the Program nearly 60 high schools across NSW were upgraded, with Blakehurst High School benefiting from a new two level administration block, a new entry gate, access paths, refurbished staff common room and school signage.

At the opening visitors were given tours of the upgrades which included the new lift aimed at improving accessibility around the school.

Mr Coure who represented Education Minster Sarah Mitchell said that these upgrades form part of the NSW Government’s $6.7 billion investment in school infrastructure.

“The upgrades at Blakehurst High is one of many projects being funded under the NSW Government’s $6.7 billion investment in school infrastructure,” Mr Coure said,

“The Secondary Schools Renewal Program has formed an integral part of transforming our local high schools, making them visible as both a place of learning and a community asset.”

“Blakehurst High School has always been known for its strong commitment to learning and community values. These upgrades further strengthen the school’s visibility within the community and its ability to provide a top quality education for all students.”

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