Sunbury College offers a broad range of programs that support a dynamic learning environment. The courses on offer are challenging and rewarding, extending students to their full potential by offering opportunities that cater to individual needs, stimulating students to take an active role in determining their aspirations. Uniform
is compulsory.

Facilities: The eight-hectare site contains three sporting ovals, tennis and basketball courts, gymnasium, four computer laboratories, eight computer pods, a music keyboard laboratory, a performing arts centre and state-of-the-art technology facilities.

Curriculum: Years 7 to 10 comprise a wide range of courses, encompassing the Key Learning Areas, while VCE focuses on enhancement, preparation for tertiary studies and vocational education. Information Technology is incorporated across the curriculum and the college has a vibrant Music and Performing Arts program. Italian and Japanese are offered in LOTE. Pathways for social competency and careers become a significant aspect of student learning in Year 9. The Victorian Youth Development program St John’s Ambulance course operates in Years 9 and 10. An extensive elective program in Year 10 offers Outdoor Education, Business, Accounting and the Law, Photography and Desktop Publishing. In Year 10, there is also VCE acceleration and a two-week work experience program. Students in Years 11 and 12 consult with the careers and VET co-ordinator. Subjects include Mathematics and Science, Technology (both Materials and Information), Political Studies, Drama, Media Studies, Geography, History, Accounting, Psychology, Human Development Studies, Graphics, Business Management, Studio Art, Food Studies, Legal Studies, English Literature, Hospitality, Equine Studies and VET.

Extra-curricular activities: Annual school music/drama productions, debutante balls, Student Representative Council, school magazine, sport and outdoor education, camps and excursions, music festivals, school band and instrumental music. A broad range of charity organisations is largely student co-ordinated including Red Rose Day (for Cystic Fibrosis) and Candle Day (for Amnesty International).

Student welfare programs: The college promotes and fosters a safe and caring environment and organises proactive welfare programs at most year levels. A pastoral care program known as Pathways operates at all levels, peer support is provided for Years 7 and 11, and supportive friends programs operate for VCE students.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1160 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:Macedon Street, Sunbury 3429
  • Phone:03 9744 1066
  • Fax:03 9744 7695

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