Sunshine Special Developmental School

Location
Ivory Ct Sunshine 3020

Upgrade and Modernisation - Next Stage

  • Start

    Q4 2020
  • Planning

  • Design

  • Construction

  • Finish

    Q4 2023

The above dates are forecast only and subject to change.

About the project

We are building on the upgrades completed in 2019. This includes new permanent buildings for senior and junior students, as well as upgrades to the relocatable buildings and grounds. This school is benefitting from Victoria’s largest ever single investment in upgrading specialist schools, with 39 sharing $388.8 million.

Funding

In the 2020–21 State Budget, the school received $10 million.

Funding type

  • Upgrade and Modernisation

Upgrade and Modernisation

  • Start

    Q1 2018
  • Planning

  • Design

  • Construction

  • Finish

    Q4 2019

The above dates are forecast only and subject to change.

About the project

We have refurbished and extended the administration block, which includes new staff and student amenities with an enclosed link to the refurbished library. 

We have refitted the central and south classroom blocks, and have created a new flexible activity space and revised entrance for the art block​.

We have upgraded the canteen and have expanded the multipurpose room to provide flexible home crafts spaces. 

The wellbeing block has also been refurbished, with new toilet and laundry facilities and improved student support services. ​

Students, staff and parents now have better access via an improved connected network of covered walkways and bus parking cover.​

Funding

In the 2016–17 State Budget, $2.615 million was allocated to the school.

Funding type

  • Upgrade and Modernisation

Inclusive Schools Fund

  • Start

    Q1 2018
  • Planning

  • Design

  • Construction

  • Finish

    Q4 2019

The above dates are forecast only and subject to change.

About the project

We built a kitchen and sensory garden with a cafe. The kitchen and garden has a curriculum focus for secondary students, with produce from the garden used in cooking classes.

Funding

In 2018, $157,800 was allocated to the school in Round 4 of the Inclusive Schools Fund.

Funding type

  • Inclusive Schools Fund

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