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Bridgetown High School to receive share of $1.18 million State Government investment to upgrade facilities

Melissa PedeltyManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery has announced funding to upgrade facilities at schools.
Camera IconEducation and Training Minister Sue Ellery has announced funding to upgrade facilities at schools. Credit: Justin Benson-Cooper/The West Australian

A South West school has been listed as one of 12 WA public schools to receive upgrades to administration and toilet facilities.

Bridgetown High School is set to receive part of the $1.18 million State Government fund to upgrade its toilet facilities.

School principal Carol Thorsby said the upgrades would add to the school’s longevity.

“This upgrade adds to our significant STEM upgrade and means that our students have access to state-of-the-art facilities,” she said.

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“Bridgetown High School is housed in a classic older style building and while we love the look of our school, to have refurbishments to areas of need only means that the longevity of our buildings is assured.”

Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery announced the funding to modernise public school facilities on October 10.

Ms Ellery said the much-needed upgrades would benefit communities now and in years to come.

“The McGowan Government is committed to improving public school infrastructure and ensuring staff and students are teaching and learning in the best possible facilities,” she said.

Other regional schools benefiting from the infrastructure program include Dampier Primary School, North Tom Price Primary School, Paraburdoo Primary School and Halls Creek District High School.

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