​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ABOUT THE PROJECT

Mernda Central P-12 College is a new school serving families in the suburb of Mernda. 

​The school opened for students, Prep to Year 7 in Term 1, 2017.​​

The Prep to 6 component of the school accommodates up to 400 students and the Year 7 to 12 component can accommodate up to 880 students.

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​​FACILITIES

The school facilities were designed with the local community in mind and include:

  • an additional multi-purpose space that can be used by the school during school hours and by the YMCA out of school hours to provide a range of community services and programs;
  • a performing arts theatre, music room and rehearsal space;
  • an expanded gymnasium built to Netball Victoria standards;
  • a learn to swim pool;
  • a kitchen to allow for food technology and community cooking programs​;
  • embedded environmental sustainability education via the CERES ResourceSmart Schools program initiative;
  • conference and meeting rooms for local community use.

ARCHITECT

Clarke Hopkins Clarke were the architects for the project.


BUILDERS

Watpac were the builder for the project.

Apart from the architect and builder, LCV partners included Amber as sponsor, Spotless as facilities manager and YMCA and CERES as community partners.


PRINCIPAL APPOINTMENT

Mandy O'Mara has been appointed as the principal of Mernda Central P-12 College.


ENROLMENT INFORMATION

Students are eligible to enrol in this school if it is the nearest government school to where the student lives.

The College will expand enrolments to cater for more year levels in the years to come:

2017Prep - 7​​
​2018​Prep - 8
​2019​Prep - 9
​2020 ​Prep - 10
​2021​Prep - 11
​​​2022 ​​Prep - 12

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​Our enrolment map will help you see if your child is eligible to enrol at the school.​​​​

​For more information contact the Principal, Mandy O'Mara.

Email: omara.mandy.m@edumail.vic.gov.au 
Mail: PO Box 321, Mernda.
Phone: 0414 145 914


ENROLMENT POLI​CIES

Policies on enrolment​placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training website​.


 

 
PROJECT TIMELINE

  • CONSORTIUM APPOINTED

  • ARCHITECT APPOINTED

  • DESIGNS FINALISED AND RELEASED

  • BUILDER APPOINTED

  • CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES

  • PRINCIPAL APPOINTED

  • ENROLMENTS OPEN

  • CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED​​

  • SCHOOL FIT OUT

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    SCHOOL OPEN​

The above dates are forecasted only and subject to change.​


For interpretation services, please ring the Victorian School Building Authority language line on 03 9280 0712

Contact us

33 St Andrews Place
East Melbourne
VIC 3002

Email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1800 896 950