Facilities: The facilities of the school are extensive, including state-of-the-art science and technology facilities. The grounds include landscaped parkland and ovals.
A modern full-size gymnasium, arts centre, library and technology wing complement
the existing specialist facilities. In 2007, the school’s facilities were further developed as part of the Leading Schools Fund. A school campsite is maintained in the Strathbogie Ranges.
Curriculum: The school is committed to the principle that all students be given the opportunity to participate and to develop to the best of their abilities. The school seeks to foster among its students an ongoing commitment to and lifelong interest in learning. The school curriculum is designed to provide a solid grounding in all of the Key Learning Areas. Extensive use of learning technologies is made to enhance high-quality teaching and learning. A very broad range of VCE subjects is offered in Years 11 and 12. A select-entry program has been offered since 1997.
Extra-curricular activities: The sporting program (a designated school of Physical and Sporting Excellence) and co-curricular programs are also features of the school. Other programs include a school play, drama and media productions, Tournament of Minds, debating and a large music program. Language and cultural study trips are undertaken to Italy, China and France. Interstate tours are also offered. The school also hosts student visitors from overseas every year.
Student welfare programs: The school has a horizontal grouping structure, with each year level under the care of form teachers and two year-level co-ordinators. A strong welfare support team and clearly defined discipline and welfare structures help promote a healthy and tolerant school environment. Parents interested in enrolment are strongly encouraged to visit the school. The school has an enrolment ceiling and waiting lists exist at all year levels.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Year 7 - Year 12|
|Enrolment||1500 (including 80 international students)|
Free (Government School) |
03 9488******* 03 9488 2300
03 9488******* 03 9488 2399
|Address||St Georges Road, Northcote 3070|