On Wednesday 13 September, The Premier Mark McGowan, Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery and local Member for Balcatta David Michael, visited Balcatta Senior High School.
The McGowan Labor Government is redeveloping and upgrading secondary schools in Western Australia, including a major $50 million redevelopment at 50 year 0ld Balcatta Senior High School.
An architect will soon be appointed to design the Balcatta Senior High School redevelopment with construction to start in 2018.
Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:
"Balcatta Senior High School has long been in need of an upgrade to modernise its facilities and provide students with high-quality learning spaces. This is p[art of our commitment to provide outstanding education facilities that support students' educational needs and to ensure that students can learn and staff can teach in the best possible environment."
Comments attributed to Balcatta MLA David Michael:
"The school has a proud history, and its students and staff deserve facilities to match its commitment to excellence. This redevelopment will be the catalyst for re-energising secondary education in the area, providing local families with a high-quality secondary school option for their children into the future."