ABOUT THE PROJECT
South Melbourne Primary School (interim name) is a new state-of-the-art Prep to Year 6 primary school that is being built on Ferrars Street in South Melbourne.
The school will be the first vertical government school in Victoria and will accommodate over 500 students.
The project's architects have focused on creating space that the community can use so that the school is fully embedded in neighbourhood life.
The school has been awarded the
Future Project of the Year at the 2016 World Architecture Festival Awards held in Berlin. It is one of 11 projects selected in the Education – Future Projects category.
COMMUNITY FACILITIES AT THE SCHOOL
The Victorian Government is working with the City of Port Phillip to help deliver community spaces in the school which includes an Early Learning Centre, Maternal and Child Health consulting rooms, multi-purpose rooms and indoor and outdoor sport and recreation courts.
For more information about enrolments for the Early Learning Centre; the Maternal Child Health services and other opportunities regarding the sports courts contact: email@example.com or 9209 6777
STREETSCAPE AROUND THE SCHOOL
The City of Port Phillip has also been developing plans for the streetscapes surrounding the school and Montague Community Park, located adjacent to the school at 2-4 Buckhurst Street. Please visit; http://haveyoursay.portphillip.vic.gov.au/ferrars-street-education-and-community-precinct to view an interactive map of the proposed parking arrangements around the school and read the fact sheet for an update on Montague Community Park.
South Melbourne Primary School - Ferrars Street Fact Sheet
See below for a video of construction.
The architects for the project are
Hayball Pty Ltd.
The builders for the project are
Noel Creece has been appointed the new principal of
South Melbourne Primary School.
Enrolments are open now for all year levels, in preparation for the first students beginning in term 1, 2018.
For more information contact the new Principal, Noel Creece
Phone: 8695 9040
Mobile: 0499 089 173
Address: Albert Park College, 40 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, 3207
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