Max and Margaret Littleton at Rockhampton Girls Grammar School Photo Contributed
Max and Margaret Littleton at Rockhampton Girls Grammar School Photo Contributed Rachael Conaghan

Girls Grammar School undergoes facelift

ROCKHAMPTON Girls Grammar School students returning from holidays were greeted by bulldozers and demolition as the historic school undergoes a dramatic facelift. 

Built in 1969, the school's McKeague Hall is being transformed from a tired assembly space to a 21st Century dance and performing arts hub.

The upgrade will see the addition of a large stage, seating for 350 people, air-conditioning, improved acoustics and the latest lighting and audiovisual technology.

A new outdoor learning area is also being created after a large donation from the Max and Margaret Littleton, whose daughter attended the school.

Littleton Plaza will be built in memory of the Littleton's daughter and granddaughter, who passed away after a car accident. 

Principal Melinda Scash said the upgraded hall and new plaza were a wonderful addition to the school. 

"The school community is humbled by the generosity of the Littleton gift," she said.

"Students are very excited about having purpose-planned flexible spaces to showcase the performing arts." 

The facilities will be opened on the school's Foundation Day, on April 30.   



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