Facilities: Include large, light-filled classrooms, an assembly hall, library/science block, computer and technology rooms, a dedicated Year 12 study centre and VCE chemistry and biology laboratories built in 2006 and a purpose-built music block with recording studios and music computer laboratory. Sporting facilities, set in 10 hectares of landscaped grounds, include tennis, basketball and netball courts, hockey, soccer and football fields, gymnastics equipment and a weights room.
Sport: In both 2001 and 2002, the school won the National Active Australia Award for its participatory sport program. More than 50 different sports are offered and there are also many lunchtime competitions. The school has conducted its renowned and innovative sports leadership program (in which Year 10 students train to become coaches and work with students in local primary schools) for a number of years.
Extra-curricular activities: All students are encouraged and invited to participate in a large number of programs that, in addition to cultural, artistic, sport and leisure activities, include inter-school debating, talent quests and competitions in mathematics, science, English, computing and technology, leadership training, camps, excursions, Tournament of Minds, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Teen Innovation (quality management work experience), Student Parliament, school magazine editing and regular study tours to Germany, Japan and New Caledonia.
Student welfare programs: Student wellbeing is managed by form teachers, year-level co-ordinators and sub-school co-ordinators, the student welfare co-ordinator and the chaplain. The environment is friendly, orderly, secure and supportive and excellent cross-age peer support programs operate. High standards of student behaviour are expected, including adherence to uniform requirements.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Year 7 - Year 12|
Free (Government School) |
03 987******** 03 9878 4477
03 989******** 03 9894 2435
|Address||Springfield Road, Blackburn 3130|