Aitken College

Aitken College

Greenvale VIC, Melbourne Northern Suburbs

About Aitken College

Aitken College is a Uniting Church school providing a quality education in a caring and supportive community, emphasising academic achievement, creativity, environmental responsibility and service. The attractive rural setting features sports facilities; a chapel and performing arts centre; science, technology and computer laboratories; and a food technology centre and farm area. There are separate schools for prep to year 2, years 3 to 6, years 7 to 9 and years 10 to 12. 
 
The academic program includes an emphasis in early years on literacy and numeracy; core studies in English, mathematics, science, humanities, physical education and Indonesian; and an elective program, including music, drama, art, information technology, design and food technology, and commerce. Senior students undertake VCE and VCAL programs with careers education. Recently, about 90 per cent of Year 12 graduates were offered a tertiary education place. Religion and Values Education is complemented by a weekly chapel service. Students can access welfare support, the Learning Centre for special needs and co-curricular activities, including sport and performing arts.
 
The college features its own water supply, extensive solar panels, wetlands and native gardens, and has been rated highly as an environmentally sustainable school.
 
  

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1280
Up to Year 6: 418
In high school: 862
In Year 12: 132

Gender in depth

Female: 50%

Male: 50%

Other Requirements


Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

Math classes: mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
French, Indonesian, Spanish

Senior secondary subjects overview

42 VCE level 3/4 studies
147 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

19 VET program(s) available
121 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 5%

Median Score: 29

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 97%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled: 52%

TAFE/VET enrolled: 24%

Apprentice/Trainee: 12%

Employed: 5%

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (1)

Activities

Activities (19)

Extra-curricular

Extra-curricular (6)

Music

Music (12)

Sports

Sports (16)

Support Staff

Support Staff (38)

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School Details

Sector

Independent

Level

Combined

Gender

Co-Ed

Religion

Uniting

Principal: Mrs Josie Crisara

PA to Deputy Principal: Ms Jane Cooke

Addresses:

1010 Mickleham Rd Greenvale Victoria 3059

Tel: (03) 9333 9100

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