New school, new opportunities

Paula O’Bryan with Julius Taulanga, 3, and the school’s pet rabbit “Pat” at the Robinvale pre-school. Picture: Ben Gross
Paula O’Bryan with Julius Taulanga, 3, and the school’s pet rabbit “Pat” at the Robinvale pre-school. Picture: Ben Gross

IT’S taken a “mammoth effort” from the Robinvale community to get their new pre-school.

After more than 50 years in a one-room facility that held just 29 children, the doors opened to a new, two-classroom learning facility with a 66-child capacity this month.

Educator Franca Brigante said while council and department funds were contributed, the bulk of the money came from good old fashioned hard work and fundraising from the committee.

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