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Brentwood Secondary College

Brentwood Secondary College

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs







About Brentwood Secondary College

Brentwood Secondary College is a vibrant learning community where all students are supported and encouraged to achieve success and pursue excellence. Brentwood is a place where everyone is learning, both independently and together, and where everyone is continually striving to improve.  Students are supported in their intellectual, emotional, social and physical development by a highly professional group of staff. The belief that happy, healthy, resilient students learn best and are therefore able to achieve their best is a guiding philosophy at Brentwood. 

A Brentwood education will provide every student with the opportunity to develop their talents, nurture a passion and grow in confidence about their future. The values that underpin a Brentwood education reflect the concept of a genuine learning community. They include values for learning (creativity, curiosity, discipline, reflection and resilience) and values for community (compassion, empathy, integrity, respect and responsibility).

The academic program is supported by a strong commitment to pastoral care and a co-curricular framework that promotes high levels of student leadership and participation.  An innovative junior school curriculum includes the Year 7 Thinking, Learning and Creativity (TLC) program, which integrates English, Humanities and ICT. Students entering Brentwood Secondary College at Year 7 have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Curriculum Enrichment Program. The program is offered to students who demonstrate academic skills at a more advanced level than their peer group.  Year 8 and 9 students undertake a comprehensive curriculum, with opportunities for support and individualised learning pathways. The senior school curriculum, which includes Years 10, 11 and 12, promotes personalised pathways along with opportunities for advanced placement and university enhancement studies. A secure education and/or training pathway beyond Brentwood is a priority for all senior students.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1600
In high school: 1600
In Year 12: 225

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: mixed
English classes: mixed

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

48 VCE level 3/4 studies
412 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
German, Japanese,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

12 VET program(s) available
33 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 6%

Median Score 31

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 57%


Bachelor enrolled 79%

TAFE/VET enrolled 6%

Apprentice/Trainee 2%

Employed 8%

Activities and Support staff



13 music options
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31 sporting activities
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64 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

55 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

1 accelerated learning
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Message from the Principal

I am very proud and honoured to be the Principal of such a vibrant learning community.  Our positive culture is built on strong values for learning and community which provides the foundations for our students and staff to continually strive to achieve their best in all their endeavours.  Brentwood Secondary College has a proud history of serving the Glen Waverley community, with more than 40 feeder government and non-government Primary Schools in the local and broader community.  As a result, the College is a school of choice and has an enrolment cap of 1600 students.  In fact, many families choose to move into the local area to enrol in Brentwood.

The school community is very proud of our students and staff who strive to provide a rich, engaging and contemporary curriculum that challenges students to achieve their potential.  This is supported by an ever increasing co-curricular program where students can explore their passions and connect positively with their community.  This ensures Brentwood students grow as a person and a learner and are ready to flourish upon completing Year 12.

I invite you to come and see the school in action by registering for a tour via our College website. 

John Ballagh

Open days

The open days listed below have been sourced from Brentwood Secondary College for 2018. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

School fees at Brentwood Secondary College

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Brentwood Secondary College for 2018. Some schools may include additional costs beyond tuition fees. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 10 $15,129
Year 12 $16,974

School Details

Principal: Mr John Ballagh

65-71 Watsons Rd Glen Waverley VIC 3150


Tel: (03) 8545 0300

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