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HOPPERS CROSSING SECONDARY COLLEGE


Hoppers Crossing Secondary College offers all students the opportunity to achieve their personal best in a safe, caring learning environment. The school’s comprehensive, engaging and challenging curriculum from Years 7 to 12 extends all students in order to prepare them for their future.

Facilities: The college has a range of facilities and programs in place to assist students at every level. All students from Year 7 to 11 are required to have a netbook and the college also holds five multimedia rooms (each with 26 computers, data show projectors and an electronic screen), eight computer laboratories, seven class sets of Apple computers to be used in classrooms, wireless laptop internet and intranet connections, nine electronic interactive whiteboards and fully equipped technology and trade workshops (including one automotive workshop and two home economics kitchens). A state-of-the-art science facility services students and includes three large practical areas and a large open-learning space. Sports facilities include a gymnasium and upstairs mezzanine weights gym, an outdoor volleyball court, a football oval and a soccer field..

Curriculum: Students study the core subjects of Mathematics, English, SOSE, Science, Health and Physical Education and LOTE (Italian) in Years 7 and 8, with elective subjects in Arts and Technology. In addition, literacy and numeracy are taught during specific classes hosted by multiple teachers. Class programs aim to extend students academically through the presentation of a curriculum designed to encourage independent inquiry and the skills needed to understand, create and apply ideas. The Years 9 and 10 curriculum program offers an electives-based curriculum centred on semester units to allow for greater depth of understanding. A full range of VCE, VCAL and VET subjects are available at the senior level. University enhancement studies are also available in partnership with Melbourne University, Monash University and Victoria University.

Sport: Physical Education is a core subject from Years 7 to 10. The college has intra-school swimming and athletics carnivals and participates in a large range of inter-school sports.

Extra-curricular activities: The college offers a work experience program, camping program, Rock Eisteddfod, various college bands, the Bright Futures program, debating, public speaking and School for Student Leadership program, as well as an American Exchange program.

Student welfare programs: Effective pastoral care program, peer support, careers counselling and an effective management plan that is rewarded through recognition of excellence. Students are expected to work co-operatively and be tolerant of others. There is a clear welfare and discipline management policy. A comprehensive careers’ counselling program is available through the careers adviser.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1300 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
03 9749******* 03 9749 3611
Fax
03 9748******* 03 9748 6645
Address 2 Fraser Street, Hoppers Crossing 3030
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