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WERRIBEE SECONDARY COLLEGE


Werribee is the oldest secondary school in the City of Wyndham, approximately 10km south-west of Melbourne. The college has an extremely strong academic focus, a highly regarded select-entry program and a special structure to promote academic achievement for all students. There is easy access to public transport as well as school buses. The uniform is traditional, featuring blazer and tie.

Facilities: The college is set on 11 hectares of spacious grounds bordered by two sporting ovals. Six new buildings have upgraded the general teaching, science, languages, sports, technology, music and arts facilities. A new library/resource centre provides students with an independent learning space.

Curriculum: The college offers a comprehensive curriculum from Years 7 to 12. A key element of the enhanced curriculum is the Select Entry Learning program which caters for highly able students who are committed to high-level academic achievement and includes the option of first-year university subjects. There is also the option of VCE or International Baccalaureate at Years 11 and 12. Werribee Secondary College is the first and only Victorian government school to offer the IB. An integrated studies program with home groups in Year 7, plus differentiated English and Mathematics programs, meets the needs of varying achievement levels from Years 8 to 10. TAFE taster program are offered in Year 10 and VET subjects in Years 11 and 12.

Sport
: A wide range of sports and training programs is offered with inter-school competition in softball, baseball, cricket, tennis, volleyball, badminton, netball, football, soccer, basketball, hockey, squash and table tennis.

Extra-curricular activities
: Lunchtime clubs, competitions, instrumental music, band, camps, annual musical, debutante ball, inter-class and inter-school debating, public speaking, chess club and chess tournament.

Student welfare programs: Sub-school managers, year-level and student welfare co-ordinators, integration and compensatory educational support staff are available. A dynamic Student Representative Council operates within the college. The college’s Welfare and Assertive Discipline Policy ensures all students are treated fairly and with respect. Students’ academic and sporting achievements are recognised formally at presentation functions and a Valedictory Dinner.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1400 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
03 9741******* 03 9741 1822
Fax
03 9742******* 03 9742 3164
Address Duncans Road, Werribee 3030
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