Schools get $1.5m for ‘refreshments’

Schools received funding for a range of works, from new carpets and tree pruning to levelling footpaths and paving.

Morley Senior High School received the most in the region, with $273,277 going towards resurfacing courts.

Hampton Senior High School received $185,000 to replace carpets, shield exposed switchboards and resurface playing courts.

Illawara Primary School got $60,000 to resurface playing courts, $20,000 to replace roof gutters, and $18,000 to replace the carpets in four classrooms.

Toilets at Embelton Primary School were refurbished for $100,000 and more than $23,500 was spent on battens and ceiling replacements in the foyer.

More than 275 government schools across the State took a share in $13 million as part of the program.

Other schools in the area that received funding:

Ashfield Primary School

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000

Replace roof gutters – $20,000

Balga Primary School

Carpet replacement – $30,000

Bassendean Primary School

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000

Replace roof gutters – $5000

Camboon Primary School

Repair uneven paving – $20,000

Dryandra Primary School

Repair uneven paving – $15,000

Durham Road School

Replace carpet to sensory areas/room 12 – $20,000

Gladys Newton School

Prune trees – $20,000

Hampton Park Primary School

Prune trees – $5000

Hillcrest Primary School

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000

John Forrest Secondary College

Car park resurfacing – $140,000

Kiara College

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000

Mirrabooka Primary School

Resurface cricket pitch and ground around – $15,000

Mirrabooka Senior High School

Repair uneven paving – $20,000

Prune trees – $15,000

Morley Primary School

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000

Prune trees – $20,000

Nollamarra Primary School

Prune trees – $10,000

North Morley Primary School

Ceiling replacement – $40,000

Reseat, position and align ceiling panels in various areas – $3230

Weld Square Primary School – $50,500

Replace carpet in 4 classrooms – $25,000

Replace roof gutters – $20,000

Prune trees – $10,000

West Beechboro Primary School

Prune trees – $10,000

West Morley Primary School

Refurbish classrooms, replace carpets and internal painting – $50,000