'Bursting at the seams': Student numbers growing steadily

Chris Pedler
September 11 2019 - 4:00am
CONSISTENT INCREASE: Kennington Primary School principal Travis Eddy works to keep class numbers low despite the school's enrolments increasing each year.
CONSISTENT INCREASE: Kennington Primary School principal Travis Eddy works to keep class numbers low despite the school's enrolments increasing each year.

A steady rise in enrolments since 2016 has seen some Bendigo schools growing by up to three classes or outgrowing their facilities with one "bursting at the seams".

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Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips: chris.pedler@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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