Heywood District Secondary College, Heywood
Name: Heywood District Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Gorrie Street
Region Barwon South Western
Phone: (03) 55271303
Fax: (03) 55271067
Heywood and District Secondary College is situated in a rural community of over 6,000 people located in the south west of Victoria. The Heywood township has a population of 1,300. Approximately 60% of the student population travel in from the outlying district by bus.
Heywood and District Secondary College seeks to provide an environment which is encouraging in its approach to learning, is safe and secure, where students can learn and develop their skills in an atmosphere free from harassment or negativity. At all times students will be encouraged to be respectful of others and co-operative in approach.
It is challenging in an academic sense, ensuring access to enrichment activities and extending sportsmanship and a competitive spirit.
It is important that students feel positive about themselves, are socially aware, have sense of their community and develop a high self-esteem. The school seeks to encourage values of individual dignity and worth, originality, initiative, independence and humour amongst students.
Heywood and District Secondary College encourages students in broadening their horizons, to have achievable goals and ensure successes are celebrated.
Students are encouraged to take a confident place in society, ready for appropriate and fulfilling work or further education, to be adaptive to change and grasp opportunities as they arise.