Wheelers Hill Secondary College

Wheelers Hill Secondary College

Wheelers Hill VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

Welcome to Wheelers Hill Secondary College.  We have a fine tradition of academic excellence, a breadth of programs and opportunities, outstanding facilities and a vibrant community of parents, students and teachers who are committed to the best possible outcomes for all.

Our motto, 'Be The Best That You Can Be', encourages members of our college community to achieve their full potential in all of their endeavours.  At Wheelers Hill Secondary College, we provide opportunities for our students to be the best that they can be.

Our Vision

“As a school that values respect, excellence and creativity, Wheelers Hill Secondary College strives to develop students that are capable of being global citizens ready to embrace the future.  We encourage members of our college community to be ‘the best that they can be’ in all of their endeavours”.

Our Values

Respect – we promote respectful, inclusive and positive relationships.  Our students and staff act with integrity and value diversity.

Excellence – we provide opportunities to demonstrate excellence in all areas of learning and teaching by adopting a focused and committed approach. 

Creativity – we have developed a creative approach to learning and teaching.  Our students and staff are encouraged to seek innovative solutions to problems.

We pride ourselves on providing learning opportunities to our students in the following key areas:

  • Academic excellence across all learning domains
  • Sport
  • Performing Arts
  • Student leadership and our community. 

We constantly recognise their efforts and achievements. Our enrolments are growing and we get excellent results by developing a strong relationship between our school, home and the community. Our outstanding facilities, including our new gymnasium and Performing Arts complex together with our new VCE Centre, strongly support our learning programs. With strong leadership and an innovative, bold and community-minded approach to secondary education, Wheelers Hill Secondary College is incredibly excited about the future.

VCAL Program

We have a new and exciting VCAL Program commencing at the College from 2021.  We are proud to be able to broaden our Senior School curriculum program to meet the needs of more students.

Year 7 High Achievers Program

In 2021, the College will be introducing a Year 7 High Achievers Program.  We are thrilled to be offering a Program that will meet the needs and expectations of students and families who are wanting this type of educational experience.

 

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 639
In high school: 639
In Year 12: 67

Gender in depth

Female: 52%

Male: 48%

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

Senior secondary subjects overview

38 VCE level 3/4 studies
119 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

15 VET program(s) available
25 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 4%

Median Score: 29

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 98%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 83%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled: 33%

TAFE/VET enrolled: 24%

Apprentice/Trainee: 11%

Employed: 17%

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (1)

Activities

Activities (71)

Extra-curricular

Extra-curricular (4)

Music

Music (14)

Sports

Sports (22)

Support Staff

Support Staff (68)

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School Details

Sector

Government

Level

Secondary

Gender

Co-Ed

Religion

Secular

Principal: Mr Aaron Smith

Addresses:

2-28 Raphael Drive Wheelers Hill Victoria 3150

Tel: (03) 9561 5811

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