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 Early Learning Hub.

Construction Commencement


Expected Completion



State Government - $25.75m

Community Engagement

Commencement February 2019.

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

Project Initiation & Planning

Currently underway.

Initial stage of information gathering to inform the project planning.

Community Engagement

Anticipated commencement mid 2019.

This second stage of engagement provides opportunity for the community to shape development of master plan options.

Development of Master Plan Options

Further information on timeline to follow.

Development of master plan options to meet project objectives.


Anticipated commencement late 2019.

Finalised project master plan will be communicated via the Department of Education website and other channels.


Further information on timeframe to follow.

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


Anticipated timeframe for commencement of construction.

Further information to follow.


Anticipated timeframe for completion of construction.

Further information to follow.