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The zammit senior centre

Opened in June, our new VCE Senior Centre continues to receive rave reviews from all who have inspected this state-of-the-art facility. Designed to facilitate the very best in contemporary education, the pre-tertiary style of architecture of the Centre has certainly enabled us to achieve our aims of redefining senior schooling for our Year 11 & 12 students. Take a trip around the building by viewing the video.



Our much awaited Zammit Senior Centre overlooks our athletics track and North oval.  This new landmark building boasts 20 state-of-the-art classrooms and a cafeteria which seats 250 students and staff.

Much attention has been given to the need to address modern teaching and learning styles. The building has a tertiary feel; with the corridors lined on one side by glass walled rooms and on the other by break-out spaces that will promote both collaborative and individual learning. A sizeable space has been devoted to a silent study area.

Our Year 11 and Year 12 students have a wonderful facility in which to learn and study and from which they will be able to enjoy views which will extend out over Port Phillip Bay.

Time lapse of the construction of the new Senior Centre

 

Construction photo gallery

Please feel free to look through the photo gallery.

Turning of the first sod by David Osborne, Deputy Chairman and Treasurer of the Board, October 2011Before construction commencedOur state-of-the-art zero emission excavator cutting the access roadPile number one!The first of 56 piles
Concrete into the piersFootings down to the ovalThe cut out, diggers in view showing the exposed concrete pilesConcrete piles are exposed as the basement is nearly dug outShotcreting the pillars, trowellers in the background
The finished foundation wallThe first of the strip footings for the new buildingPouring the lower floor ground slabsLower ground floor slab and pump visibleThe last of the slabs pictured from a column top
First of the pre-cast panels placed by the 100-ton craneGround floor slab workLooking north towards Wooralla DriveAirconditioning ducts and walls going inView from the Common Room across Port Phillip to the City
Beams for the cafeteriaFrom the oval looking up - southLooking like a building - scaffolding and brickworkacross the buildingTop floor, steel and crane

 



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