Curriculum: Curriculum provision is inclusive of all Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) domains (Key Learning Areas) and meets AusVELS requirements. Key features are: Early Years Literacy and Numeracy, Languages Other Than English — German, Years 9 and 10 elective program with access to Victorian Certificate of Education studies at Year 10 (including Vocational Education and Training in Schools studies), access to further vocational programs, including School-Based Apprenticeships, Structured Workplace Learning and the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning, Technology (Food, Textile, Automotive, Metal and Wood), Visual Arts (Multimedia, Photography, Ceramics and Painting), Performing Arts (Drama and Instrumental Music) and Animal/Agriculture Studies, utilising the college farm. Christian Religious Education (CRE) staffed by trained community volunteers is offered from Years Prep to 6 and Values Education is college-wide. Students are placed in home groups in the Junior School (Years Prep to 4), Middle School (Years 5 to 9) and Senior School (Years 10 to 12). Each sub-school has a student manager and teams of home group teachers. A key educational focus is powerful learning enabled by information and communications technologies (ICTs): integrating and embedding the use of digital/e-learning (electronic learning) resources and thinking tools in curriculum and assessment: The Advance Youth program (Year 9) and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme — Bronze, Silver and Gold levels (Years 9 to 12) provide senior students with opportunities for community service and outdoor education.
Student welfare programs: The Student Wellbeing Team (student wellbeing manager, primary welfare officer, assistant primary welfare officers, integration aides, chaplain and secondary school nurse) and the Health and Physical Education Team run college-wide programs across the school year, including programs that focus on issues of self-esteem, anti-bullying, friendship, drug and alcohol education, learner driver education, mental health and cross-age mentoring.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Year 1 - Year 12|
|Enrolment||238 students in years prep to 12|
Free (Government School) |
03 5585******* 03 5585 1277
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|Address||40–48 Lake Street, Edenhope 3318|