COMMUNITY

STUDENT VOICE & LEADERSHIP

We value our students experiences and encourage positivity and connectedness through student voice and agency. Student voice is not simply about the opportunity to communicate ideas and opinions; it is about students having the power to influence change. Authentic student voice provides opportunities for students to collaborate and make decisions with adults around what and how they learn and how their learning is assessed. Agency gives students the power to direct and take responsibility for their learning, creating independent and self-regulating learners.
 
Student leaders have an increased sense of responsibility to help others and to model leadership principles and values. The team takes responsibility for the operation of the Houses and plays a key role in the organisation of special events including Harmony Week and the Swimming and Athletic Sports Carnivals.

STUDENT INSTAGRAM

Created and run by students, for students.
Our College Instagram page promotes safe, fun social interactions and peer support. Open to all Werribee Secondary College students (only), it offers social connection, study groups, competitions and well being sessions.


2022 COLLEGE CAPTAINS


LEADERSHIP COMMITTEES

Positive Climate for Learning Committee (PCLC):
The Positive Climate for Learning Committee forms part of the WSC leadership team, working on improving the environment for, and attitude to, learning. The committee’s captain and vice captain respectively are Anjeline Anslum and Meghana Janumpally. We have quite a few goals that we’re currently working towards such as continuing, and developing, the merit system and also working towards building better relationships between students and teachers to promote learner agency. Learner agency refers to the amount of direction and ownership a student has over their own individual learning, we believe learner agency is important as it can promote more confident and engaged learners that thrive. We will also be sending out surveys to gauge how everyone is finding their learning throughout the year. In addition to this we promote student wellbeing (especially in the classroom). If you have any suggestions for any improvements to be made regarding learning at WSC, feel free to email either the Captain or Vice-Captain.

Community Engagement Committee (CEC):
The Community Engagement Committee forms part of the WSC student leadership team. We focus on ensuring that student voice is heard in the organisation of community and school events. Our main goal is to establish and strengthen the student connection within, and outside of the college. We are working on many new projects that range from school activities, to ways that students are able to get involved and connected to the wider and international community. We conduct meetings regularly, with student leaders from junior, middle and senior school, as well as create surveys to maximise student engagement. We are always looking for suggestions! For any ideas or inquiries, please contact Ms Baxter (Committee Coordinator), Sameeha Khan (Committee Captain) or Marat Schegeni (Committee Vice-Captain).


HOUSES & LEADERS

2022 HOUSE CAPTAINS

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STUDENT CLUBS

MATHS CLUB
CHESS CLUB

Operating for over 20 years.
Learn and practice chess strategies.
Play socially or competitively with inter-school event opportunities, often competing in Victorian state finals. The club is a warm and welcoming place. Bring your lunch.

Room RW4, Lunchtimes
Contact: Ms Kirsanovs

TERRIFIC TEXTILES CLUB
TERRIFIC TEXTILES CLUB

Expand your fabric art and textile skills. 
No prior skills are necessary.
A safe space to learn and meet like minded people.  Bring your lunch and participate in the workshops or finish off projects in a self-paced mode

Room T8, Wednesday Lunchtimes
Contact: Ms Frankish

CREATIVES CLUB
CREATIVES CLUB

A place for imagination, creativity and art production. Experiment with art materials in a personalised, open and exploratory manner.  Drawing, painting, ceramics, crafts and mixed media for all ability levels. Develop techniques and folios, and collaborate on group projects to beautify the school and community.
 
Room A1, Tuesday Lunchtimes

GAMING CLUB
GAMING CLUB

An entertaining club open to all kinds of gamers. Play party games in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Special gaming events with prizes throughout the year.
To join, please contact the club President.

Room E7, Moday Lunchtimes
President: Bradley Imalenowa

SELF DEFENCE CLUB
SELF DEFENCE CLUB

Bringing together a group of like-minded girls to practise and learn how to defend themselves in dangerous situations.  Operarted in a fun and inclusive manner the club guides students to improve their strength and conditioning. 

Fortnightly on Friday Lunchtimes
Contact: Ms Wieland

WELLBEING CLUBS
WELLBEING CLUBS

A range of activities for student wellbeing. Check the Wellbeing office and school newsletters for more details:

Friendly Faces
Lunchtime Meditation
Find Your Focus
Breakfast Club
Middle School Chill Zone

Contact: Student Wellbeing Team

MATHS CLUB
MATH HOMEWORK CLUB

Student tutors assisting their year 7-10 peers with mathematics homework and concepts. Monday & Wednesday

Lunchtimes | Room N4
Contact: Ms Corcaci
& Maths Teachers

MANGA CLUB
CRAFT & READING CLUBS

Visit the library for Crafty Tuesdays (new projects each week), or Thursday’s for a quiet reading zone (bring your lunch & book and read without distraction).

Tuesday’s & Thursday’s
Contact: Library staff

KPOP CLUB
MORE CLUBS & PROGRAMS

To learn more about our variety of co-curricular activities including Cadets, Music, Drama, Sports, Cafe Club & Debating please visit the Curriculum & Programs page

PARENTS & FRIENDS COMMITTEE

WHAT IS THE PARENTS & FRIENDS COMMITTEE?

The WSC Parents & Friends Committee is a group of dedicated volunteer parents/guardians, former parents and former students of Werribee Secondary College/ Werribee High School who wish to be actively involved in the College community. We meet to determine the needs and promote the interests of the school and to create a point of connection bringing parents, College Council, citizens, students and staff.

WHAT ROLE DOES PARENTS & FRIENDS PLAY?

The WSC Parents and Friends Committee plays an important role in our school community. We meet with the College Principal, bi-monthly on a Tuesday evening to learn about current school issues and discuss matters that we feel may benefit our school. The Parents and Friends meetings provide an informal forum to voice opinions, express views and ideas, ask questions, and provide feedback on behalf of all school parents/guardians. Parents and Friends members learn firsthand about the implementation of new programs, policies and changes whilst actively engaging with other parents and members of the school community

WHAT DOES PARENTS & FRIENDS DO?

Fundraising is one of our primary focuses.  Over the years we have purchased a diverse range of school equipment to benefit students. 
Past purchases include:

  • football and basketball uniforms
  • sporting equipment
  • air-conditioning units
  • industrial ovens
  • garden greenhouses
  • class sets of books, calculators and microscopes

We also sponsor annual awards at the College’s presentation evening.

Our major fundraisers has been second-hand uniform sales. Parents and Friends established a permanent second-hand uniform shop at the college to assist parents with either buying uniform at a reduced price or selling quality uniform items their child/children have outgrown (however this shop will be closing in mid-2022 as we move to the sustainable school shop online service). Parents and Friends members also attend and support special school events. You may have met some of members at one of our welcoming morning teas when your child/children first commenced at the College.

JOIN OR FIND OUT MORE

If you are interested in becoming a more active member of the school community and wish to join the Parents and Friends Committee, please feel free to attend our next committee meeting or contact us below. We look forward to meeting you and welcome any feedback you may have regarding the Parent and Friends.

EMPLOYMENT

Our College is located in Duncans Road, Werribee, a 30-minute drive from the Melbourne and Geelong central business districts; the Werribee Metro Railway Station is located just 10 minutes away by foot.

For further information about Werribee Secondary College, please refer to the Our College section of this website or phone (03) 9741 1822

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our school actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment in accordance with their legal obligations including the Child Safe Standards. The College’s Child Safety Policy and Code of Conduct are available on this website.

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