Vertical schools

Richmond High School's Academic Building tops out

The second site of Richmond High School is on track to open in time for the commencement of the 2019 school year, with the Academic Building now topped out. Earlier this week, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne toured the $43 million school which will cater for 650 Year 7-12 students. The new Richmond High School is located across two sites comprising an academic precinct on Griffith Street and a sports...

Prahran's vertical school nears as South Melbourne PS powers ahead

Melbourne's latest public vertical high school is edging closer to reality. After being officially revealed last month by the Victorian School Building Authority, Prahran High School's construction tender is drawing to a close. The facility will be Melbourne's third vertical high school, following on from examples in South Melbourne and Richmond. On a site fronting High Street, demolition on the Gray Puksand-designed project is underway and...