Staughton College has a supportive and friendly atmosphere and parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate in school activities with teachers to develop positive educational outcomes for their children.
Facilities: The college has spacious facilities and grounds. Sporting facilities include cricket pitches, football, soccer and hockey ovals, indoor and outdoor basketball, netball, volleyball and badminton courts and a gymnasium. A multi-function drama auditorium has lighting, sound system and stage and the theatrette has a projector and sound system. The college has extensive computer facilities including several labs and student laptops.
Curriculum: The college is an accredited SEAL school (Select Entry Accelerated Learning Program). It offers a strong Middle Years program in Years 7 and 8 comprising a broad-based core curriculum. The Years 9 to 12 program is aligned vertically to enable maximum flexibility of elective choice. Students are encouraged to fast-track their program in keeping with their planned Career Pathway. Classrooms cater for Mathematics, Science, Art, Ceramics, Automotive, Woodwork, Hospitality, English, Music, Engineering and Photography. The college is proud of its restaurant and industry-standard kitchen for the delivery of the VET Hospitality programs.
Sport: Staughton College has a traditional house system led by student house captains and there are house carnivals in swimming and athletics. Students also compete in a wide range of team sports including volleyball, football, soccer, netball, cricket and basketball. Many represent Staughton College in sporting competitions beyond the school.
Extra-curricular activities: Music/instrumental music, visual arts/multimedia, science club and chess club.
Student welfare programs: The college provides extensive welfare support for students. It has established a number of services for students and parents including a student health counsellor, an educational psychologist, careers advice, literacy, numeracy and integration support.