HORSHAM'S Holy Trinity Lutheran College has received a $2 million allocation from the state government for the second stage of the college's senior school.
The funding is part of the state government's Non-Government Schools Capital Fund.
Holy Trinity Lutheran College had its first year 12 cohort in 2019. The first stage of the college's senior school building opened in May.
Half the building is comprised of the college's new administration block, which includes the new main office, a staff lounge and boardrooms.
The other half is the senior centre which features general learning classrooms, an Agra (amphitheatre) for assemblies, tutorial rooms and a science lab.
It also includes a cafe that is run by the school's VCAL students.
The college was given the green light to expand into Year 12 in 2016. It received $1.67 million towards the senior school expansion project in 2017 through a capital grants program.
Principal Daniel Weller said the next stage of the project would include expanded science, technology, engineering, and mathematics facilities.
This includes another science lab specifically for physics and biology, a sports science area and a second gymnasium.
"This funding was a welcome shock and is the first state government funding we've received in a number of years," he said.
"Getting this boost will be a great benefit for what we're doing in expanding as a P-12 college."
Mr Weller said construction tenders would be advertised soon and the build would start in February.
"Hopefully we will be all finished by the start of 2021," he said.
The college will have 67 prep students in 2020 and more than 600 students in total. It will also be double streaming its year 10 cohort for the first time.
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