The community survey is now closed

This survey is now closed. All information will be used to develop a community engagement report. Please view the information in the Summary of previous work.

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3. Why are you interested in the precinct?
4. Do you speak a language other than English at home?
5. Do the five proposed values/aspirations express your values for learning? (refer section 4 in the summary of previous work)
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7. Are you comfortable with the identified priorities for transitioning students through the stages of learning? (Refer to Section 3 in the summary of previous work)
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Shared use of facilities

The precinct approach can help expand shared use of faciltiies.

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Creative arts
Hands on projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics
Physical activity
Religious practices (e.g. prayer/meditation room)
Social and play spaces
Spaces and support for students' emotional wellbeing
Safe and easy access by all modes of transport to the school
Before and after school care
Technology integrated into learning spaces
Technology-free spaces
Support learning and knowledge sharing among teaching staff
Young people working together collaboratively
Cultural diversity in the design
Encourages a sense of community within and across year levels
Passive heating and cooling
Make the most of the external environment
Sustainable features visible to build knowledge and encourage positive behavior
Recycling systems that support student learning of waste issues
13. What is your preferred way to get to school?
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15. How did you hear about the opportunity to provide fedback about the Footscray Learning Precinct?
16. How satisfied are you with the current engagement process on the development of the Footscray Learning Precinct, in terms of opportunities to get involved and provide your views?

Community comments

What is the most important aspect of the precinct to you?

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27 August, 2017

liquidblueocean says:

“Thousands of people are going to be moving into Footscray's new apartment buildings. Is there enough capacity to cope with so many kids?”

24 August, 2017

Daenerys says:

“That Footscray Primary School is integrated into the precinct/Masterplan.”

21 August, 2017

E j p says:

“Integration with nature, collaboration not competition, and play in education”

20 August, 2017

CM says:

“Quality comparable to (or better than) private schools. Recruit top teachers to build a culture of excellence + develop programs asap. ”

20 August, 2017

Sawudi says:

“Developing a model that works for all students & as Footscray city primary has lot to offer for this project get them involved to lead this ”

20 August, 2017

NaomiL says:

“To create both top-quality education opportunities right across the curriculum and a strong sense of belonging to an inclusive community ”

20 August, 2017

Terry says:

“Quality secondary school space for my child.”

19 August, 2017

Damien says:

“That ALL students who live in Yarraville have access to these facilities not just a portion of the suburb as it is currently divided.”

18 August, 2017

Perry says:

“Dividing high school years into 3 year chunks, to remove the disillusionment of the middle years and give students a sense of progression.”

18 August, 2017

Laura says:

“A high quality secondary school that actively supports and promotes transition to higher education and training. ”

18 August, 2017

Otok says:

“Active transport and a precinct that has areas where pedestrians and bikes are prioritized.”

18 August, 2017

Yvonne says:

“Offering excellent public educational opportunities for high school students in the SKY area (and beyond!).”

17 August, 2017

SP says:

“consultation and discussion with teachers and other school staff”

16 August, 2017

np says:

“having adequate secondary school placements, and close connections in transitioning to tertiary schools”

16 August, 2017

MichelleC says:

“A quality high school that ALL local kids in Footscray, Seddon, Kingsville & Yarraville can attend.”

16 August, 2017

B W says:

“that the teachers stay as they are ,they mahe the school unique .The facilities are important but it is what they instill that is important.”

16 August, 2017

Anita Draper says:

“That this be an inclusive, positive environment & that the notions of inclusion and respect are reflected in all activities and interactions”

15 August, 2017

byrt says:

“Retaining green spaces; Excellent teaching practices that support all students; Student choice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMxqEkg3wQ0”

15 August, 2017

ST says:

“New buildings are great but the most important aspect is exceptional and supportive teaching staff and principals across the campuses.”

15 August, 2017

jesse says:

“To cultivate a love of learning amongst our children and provide them with innovative and exceptional learning opportunities.”

15 August, 2017

LW says:

“Providing a viable education option for children wanting to attend public schooling in the West.”

15 August, 2017

eciolli says:

“really want to know about zoning - is there a possibility that we (who live in Yarraville/ Kingsville will not be able to attend?”

14 August, 2017

Carly says:

“Support students to become resilient, creative & active learners who can achieve their ambitions & feel part of a local and global community”

14 August, 2017

MJG says:

“High quality sports and arts/culture facilities to give youth (and adults) a place to hang out in a positive/safe environment. ”

13 August, 2017

nath_vipond says:

“Student teacher ratios to me a minimum.Support & encourage smart children,not ignoring because they are not causing any trouble. Reputation”

11 August, 2017

Daenerys says:

“World's best practice education through a network of schools which: -are connected -accessible to all, and -improve the local community”

11 August, 2017

Sarah says:

“Inclusivity for students on the autism spectrum. Provide sensory escape spaces and other supports to enable ASD students to thrive.”

11 August, 2017

nicola_garrod says:

“Focus on enabling secondary students (who cant choose their school) to excel and make choices about where they undertake tertiary studies”

11 August, 2017

Tee says:

“It must support all learners, Arts, STEM, Sports etc to an equal degree. No one area should be more important than another. ”

11 August, 2017

emmbra says:

“That the VSBA and DEET are clear and transparent about how this development fits in to school provision plans for the wider region”

11 August, 2017

emmbra says:

“Integrated design, governance and learning ”

11 August, 2017

WombatWendy says:

“That my daughter is not educated in a male dominated environment where girls feel safe and are not intimidated by older boys”

10 August, 2017

A says:

“A local High school for my daughter in 2018, and my other kids to follow, Seeing Gillmore Girls modernise, become part of the Footscray comm”

10 August, 2017

Maree says:

“I have now tried twice to do this survey but the portal is poor and keeps disappearing. I will wait till I attend the meeting. ”

9 August, 2017

David says:

“The learning precinct should all be consolidated around Victoria University to create the first fully integrated P to PHD learning area”

9 August, 2017

David says:

“This school should rival if not better other high profile public schools such as Melbourne High School, Balwyn High School.”

9 August, 2017

Sbetm says:

“Walkability and cycling for keeping local people healthy and connected, maintaining cultural diversity, reducing air pollution”

9 August, 2017

S G Cairns says:

“To affect my established way of life as little as possible.”

9 August, 2017

Claudia says:

“Provide a facility for learning for my children without the need to spend all their time on travel/ commute.”

8 August, 2017

Empowermoore says:

“Venues for arts events. Storage. Specialist spaces.”

8 August, 2017

Diana Sheldrick says:

“The linking of all levels of education ”

6 August, 2017

Sonya says:

“High quality education for local children of all abilities, that inspires them to learn & achieve their best, in a well thought out space.”

6 August, 2017

Tony says:

“A school precinct which gives students the ability to compete with private education, and equipping them with entrepreneurial skills.”

6 August, 2017

Damien Toussaint says:

“Outstanding teachers and school leaders who are accountable to their students, their parents and their colleagues make all the difference. ”

4 August, 2017

Mimmad says:

“To cater for the jobs of the future.”

4 August, 2017

VerityW says:

“Decisions must be guided heavily by teachers, students and their families - not politicians, bureaucrats, consultants and lobbyists. ”

4 August, 2017

jwsymons says:

“It is repeating all of the mistakes from many previous school mergers eg Ballarat Secondary College, Mulluana College.”

4 August, 2017

VerityW says:

“It should become an enduring and endearing space for Maribyrnong students and teachers, their friends and relatives and the wider community.”

2 August, 2017

Razz says:

“Purpose built spaces for people on the autism spectrum in each part of the precinct”

2 August, 2017

123 says:

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2 August, 2017

Simon says:

“STEM centre. I'm an engineer, my wife has a maths PhD and our boy is already following our steps. Cater for bright kids- group them together”

1 August, 2017

roger_nye says:

“Capacity is too limited. Lack of open space is an issue. Southern Hub is in wrong location.”

1 August, 2017

natalie_bailey says:

“Excellent teachers and promoting an enviroment conducive to learning and acceptance of all regardless of religion, race, sexual orientation.”

1 August, 2017

Kristine says:

“State of the art learning facilities, large subject selection, professional teachers with a forward thinking attitude. Secure premises.”

1 August, 2017

lisasomm says:

“ It should support, extoll and promote healthy human endeavour”

1 August, 2017

Richard says:

“Creating high quality publicly funded educational institutions that proactively transition local children through all levels of education.”

1 August, 2017

Rebecca says:

“Potential opportunities for my daughter”

1 August, 2017

Amy says:

“That it provides quality education, is close to home, and enables kids to keep friendship groups built during their primary school years.”

1 August, 2017

Mai Pham says:

“That it caters for students with different needs. It needs to be state of the art and a place that children want to learn at. ”

1 August, 2017

Athena says:

“Location and green space The old bus depot Buckley St opposite VUT seems a natural fit.”

1 August, 2017

linda_woods says:

“Genuine community access to facilities such as multipurpose indoor sports facilities that are designed with the wider community in mind.”

1 August, 2017

Athena says:

“Location and green space... Suggest the old bus depot off Buckley St. Perfect extension of VUT.”

1 August, 2017

Case123 says:

“Expanded capacity and improved facilities”

1 August, 2017

Alegna says:

“The best education for my children. ”

31 July, 2017

Sophia says:

“Establishing high quality local access to secondary education for our kids.”