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2021 building for the future

4 January 2021

New buildings and facility upgrades are coming to a public school near you, with more than 100 major capital works projects underway across South Australia.

The record $1.3bn capital investment is being used to modernise ageing infrastructure and deliver new world-class learning areas.

3 new public schools are also under construction in Aldinga, Angle Vale and Whyalla.

Goolwa will also get its first public high school.  

Projects include:

  • $10m investment at Parafield Gardens High School to deliver a new gymnasium and home economics teaching facility, with upgrades to existing buildings.
  • $53.37m upgrade at Norwood Morialta High School to refurbish existing facilities and deliver a 3 storey middle school building with a roof top play space and a new 2 storey building for a technical/specialist precinct.
  • $11.5m of capital works at Wirreanda Secondary School, including 16 new learning areas connected with undercover walkways and landscaped courtyards.
  • $32.5m investment at Unley High School to increase capacity and deliver major upgrades to indoor and outdoor spaces and create new home economics, technology, art and science facilities.
  • $10.5m upgrade at John Pirie Secondary School to extend and refurbish the Powerhouse Theatre, construct new middle school buildings and modernise ageing classrooms.
  • $15m investment in new buildings and upgrades to outdoor areas at Port Lincoln High School, with an aboriginal education learning space and dedicated special education annexe.
  • $10 million of improvements at Gawler and District College B-12 including a new ‘parent portal’ building incorporating administration offices, reception area and amenities and a new special education building and performance areas.

To find out where the capital projects are happening visit our major school upgrades page.