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School gets top marks for successful grant application

Staff and students at Macarthur Anglican School in Cobbitty will benefit from work to build new classrooms and collaborative learning spaces.

The school received the $500,000 in grant money under the federal government’s capital grants program.

Federal member for Hume Angus Taylor has congratulate Macarthur Anglican School on their successful grant application.

“Students and staff at Macarthur Anglican School will benefit from the four refurbished and redesigned general primary learning areas, four collaborative learning spaces and two outdoor learning areas,” he said.

“Macarthur Anglican School has a wonderful school community, and these new facilities will further enhance the learning environment.

“Students and teachers thrive when their schools have modern and up-to-date facilities.

MP Angus Taylor, right, with Macarthur Anglican School headmaster, David Nockles.

“That’s why the Morrison Government is proud of the capital grants program, which has helped thousands of schools across the nation to build new and updated infrastructure.

“Our government is ensuring that every child gets a high-quality education no matter where they go to school.

“We are providing a record $315.2 billion for all Australian schools between 2018 and 2029.

“We are delivering real, needs-based funding that is matched by national reforms that will drive better results and outcomes, as recommended by David Gonski in the review to achieve educational excellence in Australian schools.

“I look forward to seeing the positive impact these new facilities will have on the school community here at Macarthur Anglican School.”

More information about the capital grants program can be found at https://www.dese.gov.au/payments-and-grants-schools/capital-grants-non-government-schools.

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