Mernda’s exciting new primary school will be called Mernda Park Primary School, inspired by its location within the leafy green suburb surrounded by many attractive parks.
Yan Yean MP, Danielle Green said the name was chosen following the appointment of its inaugural principal, Mary Ryan, and consultation with the local community.
Mernda Park Primary School is one of 15 new schools being delivered through the Victorian Government’s $291 million Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project.
Principal Mary Ryan with Danielle Green the Yan Yean MP for the State Legislative Council - They are standing at the front entrance of the Administration building
It will open its doors on the first day on Term 1, 2017, and its state-of-art facilities and design will include:
There are now 42 new government schools and hundreds of school upgrades in the construction pipeline following the Government’s record $1.8 billion investment in school infrastructure. This school building boom will create 4000 construction jobs and ensure all Victorian families have access to a great school no matter where they live.
To find out more about Mernda Park Primary School, including a look at its master-plan, visit the Victorian School Building Authority website: www.schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au
The school is now accepting enrolments, for information please contact Mary Ryan on 0457 657 785.
Quotes attributable to Danielle Green Member for Yan Yean
“Mernda Park Primary School will be more than just a great local school, it will provide a thriving local hub that brings families and community groups together.”
“We are proud to unveil this exciting new school’s name, a name that acknowledges all the great local parks as part of a school that will help build its future.”
Quotes attributable to Mary Ryan, Mernda Park Primary SchoolPrincipal
“We’re proud to be acknowledging all the great leafy parks, trees and parkland that makes Mernda such a wonderful place to live in our name.”