LEARNING ENVIRONMENT DEVELOPMENTS
School Masterplan - Towards 2030
The Trinity Christian School masterplan sets out our vision for a generational plan to redevelop the campus into a 2030 learning environment over the next 15 years plus. The first two components have already been realised with:
- the refurbishment and extension of our ‘Eucalypt Building’, and
- the redevelopment of our Junior School playground.
On Thursday 25 November 2021, the Trinity Christian School Council and School Executive announced the next two stages of our masterplan, with work to commence in 2022.
The redevelopment of R Block (the 2-storey section) will see an increase in the capacity for Years 6 - 8 as a we focus on our strategic priorities of being a ‘learning centred school’ and creating a ‘sustainable hope-filled future’. R Block’s positioning forms a significant linkage throughout the Eastern part of the campus. This project will be delivered over a few phases and will offer:
- Flexible and open classrooms for Middle School, with the addition of one extra class learning space, within the lower floor area.
- New, significant breakout and flexible learning spaces.
- Reconfigured and upgraded bathrooms, providing additional capacity and external access.
- A new external walkway, harmoniously linking other parts of the School.
- Specifically designed enclosed areas for lockers in various parts of the Middle and Senior School.
- Air conditioning and heating additions and upgrades.
Work will commence as soon as the builder is able to come onto the campus. Throughout the construction program, temporary classrooms may be utilised.
Performing Arts Centre
Our architecturally designed specialist Performing Arts Centre, in the centre of the School campus, will provide a community hub of new facilities and landscaped areas for the whole school community to gather together. The School was successful in receiving a substantial grant of $800,000 from the Australian Government to contribute to this exciting project. The outstanding new Centre will include:
- A 120 seat theatre
- A Café and box office
- A purpose-built drama facility for curriculum and co-curricular performances
- K – 12 Music and drama classrooms
- Music tutorial and practice rooms
- Rehearsal spaces for our bands, ensembles, choirs and drama performances, and
- Office spaces and storage capabilities.
As part of this project, the ‘spine’ between the current School Library and Hall will be landscaped to reorient entry focus and utilise existing open spaces. Minor works in the future will be undertaken to upgrade the Hall toilets, so these can also be accessed via the spine. Initial site works for the Performing Arts Centre will commence in 2022, once the tender process has been completed. Throughout the construction program, temporary classrooms will be utilised.