- New Grandis Primary School in Banksia Grove officially open
- More than 300 students from Years 1 to 6 have settled into the new facilities
- New school to cater to growing area with north-eastern suburbs population to boom
- Key McGowan Government election commitment delivered
Premier Mark McGowan and Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery joined West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti to officially open the new state-of-the-art Grandis Primary School in Banksia Grove.
A key McGowan Government election commitment, the new primary school has the capacity to accommodate up to 540 students to cater for the north-eastern suburbs' rapidly growing population.
Currently more than 300 students from Years 1 to 6 have settled into their brand new facilities for the 2020 school year.
The official opening follows the completion of stage one of the school in 2019 for kindergarten and pre-primary students.
The $18.8 million stage two development includes five teaching blocks, an education support classroom, a library resource centre, undercover area, nature playground and canteen.
The impressive new primary school also has special activity areas for music and art as well as an oval and courts for sports classes.
The school is headed up by experienced principal Stephen Bevan.
Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:
"I am delighted to celebrate the official opening of Grandis Primary School and see this vibrant community settle into the school year in their brand new surroundings.
"This stunning new school will support the growing number of young families moving to the area and ensure local children have an outstanding facility for their learning."
Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:
"It's wonderful to see how proud the staff and students are of their brand new campus and the support of parents in shaping the direction of the school has been vital.
"We all welcome this bright, open and spacious environment which provides these students with enhanced learning and teaching."
Comments attributed to West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti:
"At the election I committed to delivering a new primary school for Banksia Grove and I'm pleased to have delivered on that promise.
"Our north-eastern suburbs are growing rapidly and this new primary school is just another one of the great facilities the McGowan Government is delivering in this area for local families."
Premier's office - 6552 5200
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