Developers release final plans for McAuley College

Brisbane Catholic Education has released the final plans for McAuley College, which is due to open in 2017.
Brisbane Catholic Education has released the final plans for McAuley College, which is due to open in 2017.

BRISBANE Catholic Education has revealed the architectural plans for McAuley College in Beaudesert.

Construction of the Catholic secondary college is due to start in 2016 as part of the Oakland Estate development on a 7.2 block of land beside Boundary Street in Beaudesert.

Developers have released final plans which indicate McAuley College will be built in stages over several years, with the first stage due to be complete for the start of the 2017 school year.

Stage one will consist of year seven and eight classrooms, a sports oval, a library and administration block, a multi-purpose undercover area, toilets, changerooms and a specialist block.

It will also include a 126 space carpark, a covered waiting area and a pick-up and drop-off point for students and parents.

Further stages will be completed progressively over several years until the school is fully completed by the time the first year 12 class graduates in 2022.

Ultimately, McAuley College will also include a covered physical education area, a senior and junior design studio, four multi-purpose outdoor sports courts, an auditorium and several specialty blocks for arts, science and hospitality.

Expressions of interest are currently open to parents, with the first intake of year seven students due to begin in 2017.

Scenic Rim Regional Council has approved the development plans and final approval for the college is expected to be announced in the coming months. 

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