The college aims to provide a stable and caring environment that fosters personal acceptance and a sense of security in an atmosphere of mutual respect. It seeks to ensure a good learning environment with equal access for all students to the full gamut of educational opportunities. Uniform is compulsory.
Facilities: Set on more than eight hectares, the school offers a wide range of sporting and specialist academic facilities, including new VCE and technology wings, computer and electronic laboratories, playing fields and an Olympic-sized basketball stadium with weight room facilities.
Curriculum: Years 7 to 10 have English, Mathematics and Science as common compulsory subjects. French, Italian and Japanese are taught to Year 11. The college also offers an accredited accelerated learning program and a literacy and numeracy program. A broad range of VCE subjects is offered as well as a VCAL program. Scholarships are offered in the arts, sport, leadership and academic ability. Entry level at Year 7.
Sport: All Victorian Secondary Schools’ Sports Association sports are available to students participating in inter-school competition. Lyndale has won group athletics and cross-country championships for more than 28 years.
Extra-curricular activities: Musical tuition, school band, camping trips, annual arts exhibition, musical production and overseas trips.
Student welfare programs: The college has two year-level co-ordinators at each level and three sub-school leaders, a careers teacher and student welfare co-ordinator. The discipline policy is clearly defined and thoroughly enforced. There are college captains and an SRC.