Mount Waverley Secondary College is the college of choice for students, parents and staff. It is one of the largest state secondary schools in Victoria with an excellent reputation for providing an academic learning environment leading to exceptional VCE results. The college structure is unique in Melbourne, consisting of a separate junior campus for Year 7 and 8 students and a separate senior campus for Years 9 to 12.

Facilities: The curriculum, welfare, transition and teaching advantages of Years 7 and 8 together on one campus are acknowledged by research as one of the best ways to provide learning opportunities for students this age. The Junior Campus has been architect designed to provide purposeful learning spaces to support the latest strategies in teaching and learning, with many rooms having access to outside spaces. Specialist facilities include science, robotics, food technology, music, drama, art, visual communication, material technology and textiles. With digital learning playing a key role in each student’s day-to-day activities, the college has introduced a mobility network that has created smarter classrooms. The senior campus has outstanding facilities with a focus on the creative design. There are extensive computer facilities, the Unicorn Theatre, art and design studios, media and drama centres, music centre with practice rooms and a large performance area, an industry standard hospitality facility, gymnasium, VCE Centre and library.

Curriculum: Years 7 to 9 have a rich and engaging curriculum, designed to provide students with a strong foundation for further study at VCE Level. English and maths classes are streamed with a focus on individualising the learning for each and every student.  Enrichment and Enhancement are available to high-achieving students. Year 10 students are spoiled for choice with an impressive range of VCE units offered. VCE students enjoy a breadth of VCE and VET choices that only large schools are able to offer.

Sport: The college offers a wide range of individual and team sports, competing in the Victorian State Schools Sports Association, including athletics and swimming. A vibrant house system and the college’s extensive camps program form an important part of the curriculum.

Extra-curricular activities: The college music program is a major focus, offering instrumental music, bands, choirs and ensembles. Debating, excursions, public speaking, annual production, formal and social evenings help to maintain a vibrant atmosphere at the college. The college applauds excellence and effort in learning, citizenship and the performing and visual arts.

Student welfare programs: The college has a well-developed pastoral care student support program, supported by student welfare coordinators, chaplains and nurses. The student code of conduct is based on the premise of the right to learn, encouraging social and individual responsibility.

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