Bacchus Marsh College has a proud history within the local community and surrounding area. Established in 1921, BMC is a dual-campus school with Years 7 to 9 based at the Darley Middle Years Campus and Years 10, 11 and 12 catered for at the Maddingley Senior Campus. The college is well resourced to address the current demands that our ever-changing society places upon students, whether entering tertiary education or the workforce.
Curriculum:Years 7 to 10 courses are based on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards. The curriculum is designed to engage thought processes and develop skills in preparation for VCE, VET or VCAL courses. Years 11 and 12 students choose from a wide variety of VCE study designs, or applied learning in VCAL or vocational training for VET courses.
Sport: Sport or Health and Physical Education are compulsory for Year 7 through to Year 10. House swimming and athletic sports are annual events and inter-school competition is played. In 2007, Bacchus Marsh College won the Victorian Interschool Baseball Championship.
Extra-curricular activities: The college also offers camps and excursions, music programs, school formals, an active Student Representative Council, a close working relationship with the state-of-the-art environmental science facility Ecolinc, participation in the RACV Energy Breakthrough Competition, a vibrant arts and media curriculum and a variety of student leadership initiatives.
Student welfare programs: The college invests heavily in a diverse student welfare and pastoral care program.