Investing in Education | Major South Australian School Upgrades

Significant investment has been committed to continually improve learning environments in schools across SA. Take a look at some of the major school upgrades completed, underway or scheduled for commencement this year.
Seymour College

Seymour College

Seymour College is undergoing a major refurbishment, transforming its Sports Centre into a world-class facility supporting the needs of their high-performance sports program, curriculum and providing an impressive community event and spectator space. Stage 1 is set for completion next month. Featuring a reimagined strength and conditioning room, modern acoustic panelling throughout, as well as a transformed learning and entertainment space extending to an outside deck, the sports centre will offer one of the best views in Adelaide.

mercedes college outdoor courts

Mercedes College

A new $20m Arts and Sports Precinct to support world-class learning and student wellbeing at Mercedes College will comprise a performing arts space, a high performance sports centre, communal outdoor spaces and external netball and tennis courts. Building is scheduled to commence by May 2022.


Westminster College

The next stage of Westminster School’s $38 million Campus Masterplan is underway with the expansion of the school’s renowned auditorium. The three-storey cultural hub includes extended Drama and Music facilities, Learning Resource Centre, a cafe that outwardly faces the playing fields, and a 250 seat dining space for both Boarding and Day students. 

Scotch COllege wellbeing centre

Scotch College

A $27m development at Scotch College will enhance student wellbeing and open up the school to the broader community. Its facilities will include two new indoor courts, fitness suites and a swimming centre, as well as classroom spaces, consultation rooms and breakout areas for all year groups.

Glenunga International renovations

Glenunga High School

Glenunga International High School is undergoing a $33.6m facility upgrade with expected completion this year. Construction is well underway on the school’s new 3-storey science and technology building featuring specialist spaces for innovation, science, and technology, as well as a new double court gymnasium, and upgraded common areas and landscaping.

wilderness ELC redevelopment

Wilderness School

Wilderness School has released their new Masterplan that will redefine the Southern precinct of the school. The redevelopment will see innovative new structures and learning facilities in the Early Learning Centre and significant additions to the Lower Junior School, as well as improvements to the outdoor spaces and an expansion to the school gymnasium.

Walford Innovation Centre

Walford Anglican School

The state-of-the-art Walford Design and Technology Centre provides a unique space on the campus, combining the ornate historic shell that has the home-like feel of a residential building with modern features and latest technology. The Centre has created spaces
for classroom teaching and individual projects as well as exhibition zones.

Nazareth Third Campus

Nazareth Catholic College

Nazareth Catholic Community has secured the purchase of a 2.64 hectare site in Kidman Park to cater exclusively for Year 11 and Year 12 students and become a third campus for Nazareth Catholic Community. The brand-new purpose-built facility will include a performing arts space, music suite, food and technology kitchens, design and technology spaces, engineering and STEM facilities, a double court gymnasium, outdoor oval areas, fitness facilities and a cafe.

Immanuel college upgrade

Immanuel College

Immanuel College is developing a new Discovery Precinct to open in 2023. The world-class precinct will provide learning, leadership and enterprise facilities for senior school students, with a focus on Year 10. Part of the development will be a 2-storey Discovery Centre connected via an air bridge to the existing senior school building. It will give students, teachers and industry mentors real-life settings to learn and collaborate together.

Urrbrae Upgrade

Urrbrae High School

Urrbrae Agricultural High School has undergone a facility upgrade with the construction of a contemporary Health and Wellbeing Centre, incorporating learning areas for home economics and nutrition as well as a large covered outdoor learning area.

Unley High Upgrade

Unley High School

The Unley High School upgrade has commenced, with construction of a new 3-storey building for flexible learning including home economics, technology, art, science and classroom spaces. Plans also include ‘Unley Square’, a new outdoor landscaped courtyard
with a covered outdoor learning area for formal and informal learning, as well as refurbishment and expansion of existing spaces including a new front of school administration space.

st peters girls upgrades

St Peters Girls School

St Peters Girls is embarking upon a landmark project with the development of a new school gymnasium. Featuring two indoor courts, an elevated viewing platform and revamped weights area, the new gym will be a jewel in the school’s sporting crown. Works are scheduled to begin in December 2023.

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