Sorell School

Sorell School is the oldest continually-operating public school in Australia, having provided education and care for local children and families on the same site since 1821.

The School will undergo a $25.75 million redevelopment delivering a combination of new buildings and refurbishment of existing facilities, including a new Child and Family Learning Centre.


Current Status

Project Initiation & Planning

Construction Commencement


Expected Completion



State Government - $25.75m

Community Engagement

Engagement is now closed

Extensive community engagement will provide opportunity for the school community, local residents and businesses to provide input to help shape the school’s redevelopment.

Thank you for your input.



Project Initiation & Planning

The project initiation and planning stage informs development of a concept master plan.

Development of Master Plan

Development of concept master plan to meet project objectives.

Community Engagement

Anticipated commencement mid 2019.

This second stage of engagement provides opportunity for the community to review the concept master plan via the Department of Education website and other channels.


Design development of the approved concept master plan in readiness for tendering and construction.


Further information on anticipated time-frame for commencement of construction to follow.


Further information on anticipated time-frame for completion of construction to follow.