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Suzanne Cory High School

Suzanne Cory High School

VIC, Melbourne Western Suburbs







Suzanne Cory High School is Melbourne’s first selective high school situated in the western region. We offer an outstanding education to a diverse pool of talented students across the city.

Established in 2011, the school provides highly able students with an individually challenging educational experience leading to outstanding outcomes and pathways into tertiary education.  The school has a total enrolment of 800 students from Years 9 to 12 coming from 84 different schools of origin, with government and non-government schools equally represented from the surrounding suburbs, and across greater Melbourne. Admittance to the school is via an entrance exam, conducted by the Department of Education in June of each year.

The educational focus of the school is to provide a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum for students who are gifted and talented in conjunction with a rich co-curricular program to extend their learning.

Suzanne Cory High School has established partnerships with The University of Melbourne and Victoria University to enable students to access facilities, programs and academic staff.

The school has been purpose built with state-of-the art teaching and learning facilities, and an enviro-centric design drawing on educational research and environmental sustainability principles. In partnership with Victoria University, students of Suzanne Cory High School have access to an all-weather athletics track, sports field and the university indoor fitness centre.

The comprehensive curriculum and teaching and learning model practised within the school is based on internationally recognised best practice research on high levels of student learning achievement, and a range of co-curricular opportunities exist to further extend student development.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 825
In high school: 825
In Year 12: 199

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
LOTE taught:
Chinese, French, Latin

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

36 VCE level 3/4 studies
403 VCE students

How our students performed in Year 12

VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 20%

Median Score 35

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%


Bachelor enrolled 96%

TAFE/VET enrolled 2%

Activities and Support staff



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

Support Staff

22 support staff
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Support Staff

6 extracurricular
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School Details

Principal: Mr Colin Axup

225 Hoppers Lane Werribee VIC 3030

Tel: (03) 8734 2800

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