Work has begun on the new primary school in the rural village of Murrumbateman, on Canberra’s outskirts, today (Tuesday, 4 May).
The work includes building a temporary fence around the school site and bore water testing.
Village residents can expect some noise during the bore water testing, which is expected to last until Friday, 7 May.
Once complete, the new school will accommodate up to 370 students and include flexible learning spaces, a library, hall, canteen, special program unit, covered outdoor learning area, administration and staff facilities.
The 1.5-hectare site is located at 2 Fairley…