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WERRIBEE SECONDARY COLLEGE | Live Worthily

The Werribee Secondary College community is diverse and supportive with a strong focus on positive student outcomes. Students, parents, carers and staff all contribute to the culture and on-going success of the school.

Inclusivity means everybody is always welcome. Our active community regularly engage in activities and events to enrich students learning, social development and the college environment.

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.

COLLEGE HOUSE SYSTEM

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.

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

CROCHET CLUB
CROCHET CLUB

Got a knack for crochet, or intrigued to learn? Bring your own hook and yarn along… or just bring yourself and we will get you started!
All WSC students are welcome to come and relax and unwind, stitch by stitch, loop by loop!

Room N5 | Thursday Lunchtimes
Contact: Ms Thomas

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
Breakfast Club (Tues/Thurs)

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 | N Rooms
Contact: Your Maths Teacher

MANGA CLUB
QUIET READING CLUB

Visit the library on Thursday’s for a quiet reading zone (bring your lunch & book and read without distraction).

Thursday Lunchtimes
Contact: Library staff

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MORE CLUBS & PROGRAMS

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

Parents & Friends Association

WHAT IS THE PARENTS & FRIENDS ASSOCIATION?

The WSC Parents & Friends Association 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 Association plays an important role in our school community. We meet with the College Principal, bi-monthly 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:

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

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

See the Parents & Friends section on page 2 of the College newsletter for upcoming meeting dates and event news.

JOIN US 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 Association, please complete the online application below.

We look forward to meeting you and welcome any feedback you may have regarding the Parent and Friends.

Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY?

Werribee Secondary College is located in Duncans Road, Werribee, a 30-minute drive from the Melbourne and Geelong central business districts. Ample free staff parking is provided on site. The Werribee Railway Station is located just 10 minutes away by foot.

Our College currently employs approximately 150 staff including Principals, Leading Teachers, Learning Specialists, Classroom Teachers and Education Support. Our dedicated and diverse team work together to develop well-rounded, lifelong learners, equipped with knowledge, resilience and skills to achieve future success.

For further information about Werribee Secondary College, including our results, Annual Report, Strategic Plan and Annual Improvement Report (AIP), please refer to the Our College page of this website.

Werribee Secondary College is compliant with all Department of Education recruitment policies and guidelines, including selection processes and merit and equity principles. Comprehensive information regarding school jobs and policies are available from the Department website.

HOW TO APPLY

Potential applicants seeking employment at Werribee Secondary College can view the available opportunities and relevant selection criteria on Recruitment Online (below). For any further information, please feel welcome to contact us.

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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