Students and staff at Rivergum Christian College in Glossop will have full use of newly refurbished learning areas for Science and Art thanks to funding from the Coalition Government.

Member for Barker Tony Pasin officially opened the new facility yesteday on behalf of the Federal Government.

“It was great to visit Rivergum Christian College and see the new facilities firsthand and the impact they will have on students’ learning potential,” Mr Pasin said.

The Coalition Government delivered $105,000 in funding from the Capital Grants Program.

Mr Pasin said students and the whole school community would benefit from these new facilities.

“The Coalition Government is committed to putting science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the heart of school education. It’s critical to our nation’s future that more students study science and maths subjects.”

“These new learning spaces take into account the latest in educational research and will see students learn more effectively.”

“This is part of our commitment to ensuring students have the support they need to succeed in the classroom,” said Mr Pasin.