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CRAIGIEBURN SECONDARY COLLEGE


Craigieburn Secondary College is a school with a rich history of diversity and acceptance. The school has more than 25 years’ experience in educating and supporting students to be happy and successful. The school is small enough to care for and pay close attention to the individual, yet big enough to offer a diverse range of pathways, programs and facilities. Craigieburn Secondary College has high expectations of its students, teachers, parents, curriculum programs and the broader community. Students and staff strive to “be their best” in all aspects of college life. The school promotes the belief that education makes a significant difference to the lives of young people, with a vision “to be an environment in which every student achieves their highest potential”. Values fundamental to the college are respect, achievement, responsibility and community.

Facilities
: Craigieburn Secondary College is part of a Prep to Year 12 complex, sharing the same site as Craigieburn South Primary School. The college has a gymnasium and performing arts centre with a music and drama room, a technology studies wing, art and science facilities, computer resources throughout the school and a well-equipped library. New state-of-the-art buildings include an interactive Science and Technology Centre. The dedicated Middle Years facility and Senior Study Centre provide opportunities for students to interact with their peers as well as their teachers, thereby upholding the fundamental values of the college.

Curriculum: A comprehensive curriculum is offered including Mathematics, Science, English, History, Physical Education, LOTE (Italian or Indonesian), Music, Information Technology, Material Technology, Creative Arts, Personal Development and Sport. The college provides a core and elective system within the Year 7 to 10 curriculum. All Year 10 students are encouraged to undertake a VET course and VCE and VCAL programs are offered to students in Years 11 and 12. An enrichment and acceleration program operates from Year 7 to 10.

Sport:
There is an extensive sports program that features inter-house and regional competitions, and individual and house awards.

Extra-curricular activities: Significant extra-curricular and enrichment programs are offered to engage students in areas such as leadership, peer support and personal development. An active Student Representative Council and school captains also provide leadership opportunities.
Students can participate in school camps. A program of excursions and guest speakers is also provided at all year levels. Study hall operates after school hours two days per week to provide students with additional assistance and access to the school library and computer rooms.

Student welfare programs
: The welfare and discipline policy, prepared by the whole school community, develops student awareness of responsibility and is supported by school rules. Each class develops a code of co-operation outlining values and behaviours to be expected by the class. Special student needs are met through careers counselling and work experience, peer support groups, a student welfare co-ordinator, integration program, ESL program, psychologist and a school nurse.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 850 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
03 9308******* 03 9308 1144
Fax
: 03 93******* : 03 9308 1279
Address 102 Hothlyn Drive, Craigieburn 3064
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