Mount Waverley Secondary College is a leading state secondary co-educational school noted for the consistent academic success of its students and the dedication of its staff. Its outstanding reputation has been established by a commitment to teaching academic programs, developing traditional values, focusing on lifelong learning, instilling self discipline, encouraging leadership, nurturing the individual and maximising growth potential. We have high expectations.
The College in its strategic planning addresses technological change and development. We strive to ensure the availability of the latest technology for use in classrooms to enhance student learning. The classrooms of the future are provided at the College today. The combination of tradition and educational innovation is integral to our reputation and success.
Our goals are achieved through the commitment of all members of the College community. Our team is dedicated to the success of your child. Assisting students to learn effectively and to develop positive attitudes and behaviours are important complementary goals. We endeavour to provide the kind of environment that will best nurture their development and a feeling of belonging or connectedness to school. We regard most seriously the trust which parents place in us and are sensitive to the need for regular communication with parents so that we work together to prepare your child for the challenge of living and leading in the new century.
RESOURCES AND FACILITIES
Networked computer laboratories for student access to the internet and email
Focus on learning technologies to enhance teaching and learning
Laptops for classroom use
Music Performance Centres, practice and recording rooms
VCE Study Centre
Student Services Coordinators, School Nurses, Youth Worker, Psychologist and Social Worker
Unicorn Theatre, a 220 seat facility
Robolab computerised laboratory
Industry accredited hospatility training facilities
Libraries electronically linked to classrooms
Landscaped native grounds and sports fields
Specialist rooms for all subjects
Historic residential property at Lower Homebush
New building with the latest Science and IT facilities and a new canteen with adjoining cafeteria style eating area
Mount Waverley Secondary College commenced in 1964. The College operates from two adjacent sites in Stephensons Road, Mt Waverley - a Junior School (Years 7 and 8) and a Middle/Senior School comprising a Middle School (Years 9 and 10) and a Senior VCE School (Years 11 and 12).
We have an excellent reputation for providing an academic learning environment resulting in a high proportion of our students entering tertiary education institutions. The extensive curriculum provides a wide range of study options. Acceleration and extension learning is encouraged. Students may be involved in enrichment programs, the Monash University Enhancement Program, tertiary Mathematics offered by the University of Melbourne (MUPHAS) and certificated VET programs.
Student leadership programs provide opportunities for development through Houses, Home Groups, College Council, Sub School and College Captains.
Students can also participate in enrichment programs such as poetry competitions, debating, mathematics competitions, National Chemistry Quiz, Science Talent Search, Young Achievers, Australian Computer Competition, Plain English Speaking Award, Ozspell and the Tournament of Minds.
We offer opportunities in a diverse range of extra-curricular activities including overseas exchange programs, instrumental music, camps and excursions, drama and musical productions, careers and work experience, sports and special interest clubs including social service, debating, the College magazine and special events such as the annual Debutante Ball, Valedictory Dinner and Presentation Night.