Covenant is a non-denominational, parent-controlled Christian school with the emphasis on providing holistic education, catering for the spiritual, emotional and academic needs of the students. Christian values underpin all aspects of the college’s curriculum and activities, preparing students for their future in tomorrow’s society. Situated on the outskirts of Geelong, the college is set in a rural environment with attractive, modern buildings and facilities. It maintains a fleet of buses, providing a service for students to and from school.
Curriculum: Covenant College provides excellent academic staff and promotes goals of excellence in all aspects of learning. A broad range of subjects is offered, to cater for students’ choices and to offer a variety of learning experiences. LOTE is part of both primary and secondary curriculum (Japanese and French) and VET in the VCE is offered in a variety of industrial areas. This provides an opportunity for those students who wish to pursue a career in the vocational sector. The college provides an array of enrichment courses of study including an Academic Achievers’ program for Years 7 to 10 students, an Elite Tennis program which began in 2007 with Year 7 students and an Elite rugby program for senior students.
Extra-curricular activities: The college runs an outdoor camping and activities program (inclusive within fee structure) that aims to create an awareness of the environment and promotes interpersonal relationships and team spirit. Students participate in a wide range of activities such as swimming, athletics and team sports, including inter-school competitions and after-school team sports.