The college provides a full secondary program on a single campus. Students are prepared for university, further studies and careers for their future roles as citizens in our society. The educational policy centres on the development of the individual and the educational programs aim to enable each student to achieve at the highest possible level.

Facilities: The college is situated on a large and attractive site and is designed to provide a safe and stimulating environment. The college has a large, well-resourced library, outstanding sporting facilities and equipment, an E-learning Centre, five computer labs, eight computer suites, networking to all classrooms, music centre, performing arts centre, extensive technology facilities, specialist art facilities, large modern science laboratories, careers centre and VCE centre.

Curriculum: The Years 7 to 10 program is based on the Curriculum Standard Framework and offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing the eight Key Learning Areas. In keeping with the philosophy of developing the individual, programs are tailored to meet the needs of each student and students have the opportunity to extend themselves in the areas of their choice. The E-learning for High Achievers program successfully combines best-practice teaching with high academic achievement. The VCE years at Niddrie are designed to prepare students for academic and vocational pathways from school. Students are offered a full range of subjects leading on to the major studies at university and colleges of further education. Year 12 students are provided with extensive counselling by the VCE and careers co-ordinators to ensure that they make appropriate and successful choices upon leaving school.

Extra-curricular activities: Student enrichment programs ensure that students are extended in a broad range of activities. These programs include performing arts, inter-school sport, inter-school debating, chess, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and leadership. Students are offered the opportunity to participate in national competitions in mathematics, science, geography, ICT and writing.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 885 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Sapphire Street, Niddrie 3042
  • Phone:03 9337 2488
  • Fax:03 9331 0525

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