What a $120 million upgrade looks like for our schools
TENDERS are now open for $120 million worth of upgrades to four Tweed schools.
Early construction began in April at Kingscliff Public School, Kingscliff High School, Tweed Heads South Public School and Tweed River High School for permanent new classrooms and refurbished facilities.
The Kingscliff schools will share in $70 million upgrades, including 32 new classrooms, a new library, play spaces and outdoor amphitheatre, and new school entry and teacher facilities at Kingscliff Public School.
Kingscliff High School students will benefit from refurbished learning spaces, a new library, a new creative and performing arts building, new senior learning environment, a new sports pavilion and the refurbishment of hospitality teaching facilities.
A new canteen and extension of the hall at Kingscliff Public School and a new purpose-built sports pavilion at Kingscliff High School have already been completed.
The Tweed Heads schools will share in $50 million worth of upgrades, due to be completed by the end of 2021.
Tweed Heads South Public School will receive 11 new permanent classrooms, a new library, new out of school hours care facilities, a new school entrance and improved playground space.
Tweed River High School's community will get a new library, new senior learning environment, new and refurbished learning spaces, extension of the technology and applied studies building and refurbishment of the hospitality teaching area.
A new school entrance and canteen at Tweed Heads South Public School and an upgrade to the canteen at Tweed River High School have already been completed.