Monday, 04 March 2019

Thousands of Mona Vale families will benefit from the NSW Liberal Government’s record investment in education, with a major upgrade to expand Mona Vale Public School.

Member for Pittwater and NSW Minister for Education Rob Stokes explained that the upgrade will remove demountables and provide more places for local students in new air conditioned classrooms and upgraded core facilities.

In addition, the major upgrade will deliver a new multi-purpose performance centre, which will be available for use by the school and wider community. The new centre will provide specialised music rooms, dance studios and a theatre performance space.

$2.5 million has already been provided to the Northern Beaches Council to kick start the community performance space at Mona Vale Public School.

Mr Stokes said he was thrilled that the major upgrade was being delivered for the increasing number of young families in the area.

“This is great news for local families and I’m thrilled to work in partnership with Council to deliver on our commitment to ensure this major upgrade includes a community performance space,” Rob Stokes said.

“The school upgrade and new multi-purpose performance centre will have enormous benefits for our community.”

Mr Stokes said the project is another example of the NSW Government delivering the school resources local students and their families deserve.

The major upgrade to Mona Vale Public School is in addition to the NSW Liberal Government’s record $6 billion school building program to deliver more than 170 new and upgraded schools, including the new Narrabeen Education Precinct.