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New Schools Opening in Tarneit

New Schools Coming Soon!

It’s every parent’s ideal.

Quality education within safe walking or riding distance from home!

At Marigold, that ideal is set to become a reality, with a new government primary school and a specialist school opening in Term 1, 2023. Located on Polly Parade in Tarneit, just minutes from our community, the school drop-off has never been easier!

The new government Primary School is Nearnung (prounounced nee-a-noong) Primary School, formerly Tarneit Missen House Primary School which was its interim name.

This new school will cater for 525 students from Prep to Grade 6 and include the following facilities:

  • An administration building with a library, staff offices and amenities,
  • 2 learning neighbourhood buildings with general purpose classrooms, and flexible and collaborative teaching spaces,
  • A specialist learning neighbourhood building for subjects such as food technology and science,
  • A community hub with a competition-grade gymnasium, canteen, music and drama space,
  • 2 outdoor hard courts and
  • A sports field.

Enrollments are now open. For all enquiries, please email

The neighbouring specialist school is part of the Waringa Park School who will be opening a Tarneit Campus that will cater for 50 students with intellectual disabilities from Prep to Grade 6.

The Tarneit campus will include the following facilities:

  • Learning and breakout spaces,
  • Multipurpose, media and arts spaces,
  • A library,
  • Space for food technology and,
  • Technology and science spaces

For enrolment queries, please contact Warringa Park School on (03) 9749 5774 or via email at

These two new schools form part of a wider education and community hub, established at this location on Polly Parade in Tarneit by the Victorian Government. The state government has committed to building a new kindergarten either on-site or next door to each newly built primary school.

Co-locating kindergartens at primary schools provides many benefits to families, including:

  • Easy to access kindergarten programs
  • Simple and convenient drop-offs and pickups.
  • A smooth transition from kindergarten to school.

The neighbouring kindergarten at this site is Bembit Bag-rook Community Centre. This centre will also offer maternal and child health care services alongside its kindergarten facilities.

You can read more about this centre here.

Give your children the best start in life minutes from home.

With an enviable location and everyday convenience, life at Marigold promises a comfortable and connected lifestyle in the heart of Melbourne’s west.

Secure your place today.