The next stage of development at Ballarat High School will soon get underway after builders were appointed for a $4 million project to modernise the school's arts and technology wing.
S.J. Weir, who built the school's $7.8 million senior learning centre which opened in September 2018, will take on the project of stage two of the school's upgrade, with work due to be completed by this time next year.
Wendouree MP Juliana Addison visited the school to make the announcement, and to name local architects Morton Dunn as designers of stage three of the revamp which will include the J.J. Sheehan building and the heritage administration building.
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"It is with great excitement that we now move onto stage two of our school's capital works program with a $4 million complete refurbishment of our art and technology teaching areas. The creative arts and design area of our school is a consistent award-winning part of our curriculum and we look forward to modern state of the art facilities for our students and staff to work in," said Ballarat High School principal Gary Palmer.
The school has already undergone change in recent years with the senior learning centre, the year nine ARCH Centre which opened this year, and the creation of a specialised learning centre for year seven and eight students.
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