Red Cliffs Secondary College Capital Works Upgrade 2017-18
$7 million project, Funded by the state government of Victoria.
In May 2016, the Minister for Education and Deputy Premier, the Honourable James Merlino announced that Red Cliffs Secondary College would receive $7,065,000 in capital works funding for the commencement of capital works upgrades.
These works would include:
The removal of two thirds of the original wing (opened in 1962)
The construction of a new administration area and staff social lounge
The construction of a new senior school centre, which would include:
A 150 seat flexible lecture theatre style learning centre
2 home economics kitchens –one domestic, one commercial
A student cafeteria, with direct links to the new kitchens
Year 12 study and conference areas, with direct links to a careers and pathways office
4 new classrooms
The construction of a new locker areas for students
The upgrade of the existing senior school building into a textiles and fabrics room
The renovation of the remaining third of the original main wing, which would include:
Upgrade of student toilet facilities
Increasing workspace for staff, providing more space for collaboration and group planning
Better utilisation of space to create more classrooms
Improvements to the acoustics of the art wing to reduce machine noise and echo
Renovations to the activity centre change rooms and improved heating and cooling to the whole building.
Pre-works preparations have commenced during term 3 2017 (emptying of rooms, relocation of home economics portable building). Site preparation is scheduled to commence during the term 3 2017 school holidays.
The expected final completion date is approximately December 2018.