Newcomb Secondary College, Newcomb

Name: Newcomb Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: 81-85 Bellarine Highway
Town: Newcomb
Postcode: 3219
State: Victoria
Region Barwon South Western
Phone: (03) 52481400
Fax: (03) 52483523
Pupils: 823

Newcomb Secondary College caters for about 900 students in Years 7 to 12 who come largely from Eastern suburbs of Geelong and the Bellarine peninsula.

The College believes that respect for self is articulated in the behaviours, language and responsibilities demonstrated by students to self, peers, teachers, parents, the broader community and their property. This is supported by the following:

a supportive leadership which values and nurtures high quality teaching and learning;

a safe, secure, cooperative learning environment which encourages students, staff and parents to feel valued in the College community ;

the acknowledgement that every student and teacher is an active member of a learning community;

a belief that each child can to learn underpins effective teaching
the provision of a high quality education and learning environment;

a stimulating and flexible curriculum will challenge students to strive for success;

rewarding effort and success and encouraging leadership in students will foster self esteem and pride in achievement;

the support of students, teachers and parents through an effective welfare/discipline structure will enhance and encourage high expectations.


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