By Jess Baker
A Warwick school has been named the recipient of a $28,500 federal grant, which will partly fund the development and implementation of a new master plan.
The Australian government has committed the funding to SCOTS PGC College under the Capital Grants Program.
Member for Maranoa David Littleproud said the funding would allow the school to plan for future upgrades and expected growth in student numbers.
“The SCOTS PGC College has a wonderful school community, and this new master plan will further enhance the learning environment that the school can offer to staff and students,” Mr Littleproud said.
He congratulated the school on its successful grant application and said he was looking forward to seeing the positive impact the new master plan would have on students and the wider community.
SCOTS PGC Principal Kyle Thompson said the funding would allow the school to engage in a professional and well thought out master planning process.
“This process will assist the college in developing priorities as we continue to ensure our students have excellent educational facilities and infrastructure to support their learning,” Mr Thompson said.
“The college, in its current phase of enrolment growth, is keen to ensure our facilities match and enhance the excellent education being delivered by our teachers.”
Mr Thompson said the school’s first priority in its new master plan would be to provide “the best individualised educational experience” for its students.
He said learning spaces, IT infrastructure and sporting programs were just some of the areas the new master plan would address.
“We are thrilled to have been successful,” Mr Thompson said.
“With SCOTS PGC only recently celebrating our centenary, this gives us some additional momentum to ensure we evolve into the future whilst providing an outstanding educational experience to students from Warwick, rural NSW and Queensland, as well as many other places throughout Australia and the world.”