You can see the results here by looking at HSC's Survey Report 2011. Thank you to Hidden Creek Neighbourhood House (nee Newlands Community Centre) for assisting with printing and binding the Survey report.
HSC Survey Report May 2011 Sml
- 430 respondents representing 803 children
- 574 of those children are at primary school right now (and need a local secondary option).
- 63.4% live in Coburg and Coburg North.
- 64% preferred the option of an open entry Years 7 to 12 at Coburg Senior High School.
You can read the comments from 197 respondents -the main themes were:
- Many families are considering moving away or have already due to the lack of a school.
- Frustrated, impatient, incredulous and / or angry that there is no school yet.
- Want the school to be excellent but not rushed at the expense of quality.
- Sooner rather than later.
The need is proven, the support is there, the site is obvious - let's go!