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Construction nears completion on major redevelopment of Penshurst Public School

Member for Oatley, Mark Coure, visited Penshurst Public School today to inspect the progress of the school’s multi-million upgrade.

The redevelopment will provide 47 contemporary new teaching spaces, new administration and staff facilities, staff and student amenities, a library, a covered outdoor learning area (COLA), hall and maximised open play space, with an extensive rooftop playground.

Mr Coure said he was thrilled to see the progress of the redevelopment to Penshurst Public School.

“This redevelopment will provide the local community with the high-quality education facilities our students and teachers deserve,” Mr Coure said.

“We want our students to be inspired when they come to school, and I am sure the school community cannot wait to use their new facilities.”

Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell, welcomed the progress, saying the NSW Government was working hard to deliver the school facilities that students and local communities deserve.

“The Penshurst Public School community is part of the history making school building program the NSW Government is delivering for communities across the state.

“We are building and upgrading more schools than ever before in NSW’s history, and I am excited that Penshurst Public School, like hundreds of other communities, is benefitting,” Minister Mitchell said.

All new buildings have now been completed, and the concreting of pavements and landscaping is currently being finished. The upgrade is on schedule for completion in early 2021.

The NSW Government is investing $7 billion over the next four years, continuing its program to deliver more than 200 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW.

In the St George area this includes this project and recently completed upgrades at Penshurst West Public School, Hurstville Grove Infants School and Hurstville Public School. This is the largest investment in public education infrastructure in the history of NSW.

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