Upgrade and Modernisation - Frankston North Education Plan
About the project
We significantly upgraded and modernised Aldercourt Primary School.
It included building:
- innovative, flexible spaces that support modern teaching practices and allow the school to offer integrated family, health and wellbeing services
- a new early learning centre a
- welcoming community area that invites parents and the wider community to share school resources.
The centre runs the Our Place model, a one-stop-shop for the community to promote positive educational outcomes for families and children. The Our Place model is a partnership between the Department of Education and the Colman Foundation.
The model offers families a range of services from one location, including:
- funded kindergarten for three and four-year-olds
- primary, secondary and adult education
- maternal and child health services
- health and wellbeing support
- training and job-seeking services.
This school is part of the . Its vision is for every child and family in the Frankston North community to succeed in learning and life – through better education and health and wellbeing programs from birth. Learn more about how the plan is transforming local education for Frankston North.
In the 2017-18 State Budget, the Frankston North Education Plan project shared in $7 million planning funding. The Frankston North Education Plan received an additional $15 million in the 2018-19 State Budget. Aldercourt Primary School is part of the Frankston North Education Plan. In the 2019-20 State Budget, the school shared in $11.268 million allocated to the Frankston North Education Plan.
Upgrade and Modernisation, Planned Maintenance Program
About the project
We refurbished classrooms to create a new Year 5 and 6 Learning Hub.
The learning hub has four flexible open plan classrooms geared for modern education practice, such as collaborative teaching.
The building offers:
- improved lighting
- disability access
- easily identifiable 'task areas' using different floor finishes.
We also refurbished the toilet block.
This school is part of the . Its which vision is for every child and family in the Frankston North community to succeed in learning and life – through better education and health and wellbeing programs from birth. Learn more about how the plan is transforming local education for Frankston North.
In the 2017-18 State Budget, $352,000 was allocated to the school. An additional $100,000 was also allocated as part of the Planned Maintenance Program.
Reviewed 31 October 2022