Now in its second year of operation, Newman Catholic College, Smithfield has commenced its second stage of construction.
Newman Catholic College has welcomed its latest cohort of Year 7 students this term as Stage Two of the master-planned site commences.
“The second stage will offer 15 new purpose-built learning spaces including art rooms, amenities, administration spaces and a temporary library,” said Newman Catholic College Principal Lauretta Graham.
The State Government has pledged 80 per cent of the funding for the project, with construction anticipated to take 12 months to complete.
“The construction is set to be completed before the commencement of the 2024 school year and because the site is master planned, the design enables the connection points to the new building to be completed with very minimal disruption to the college operations,” said Dr Graham.
The first stage of the development consists of a multi-level vertical design of approximately 7,000m² with five design technology classrooms, four science lab classrooms, a library and administration area, and an indoor PE court. It also features open and collaborative learning environments with sweeping landscape views and quiet retreat spaces.
Newman Catholic College welcomed its first cohort of students in January 2022 and continues to expand by one year level each year until total enrolments of up to 800 students will be complete in 2027.
Enrolment applications may be made online for Years 7, 8 and 9 in 2024.
To find out more, go to Newman Catholic College, Smithfield.