Portland Secondary College, Portland
Name: Portland Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Must Street
Region Barwon South Western
Phone: (03) 55231344
Fax: (03) 55234449
Portland Secondary College is located in the City of Portland (population 8000) within the Shire of Glenelg, approximately 400 kilometres from Melbourne, close to the South Australian border in the south west of Victoria and provides a challenging and comprehensive curriculum with the flexibility to meet the needs of each of its 750 students.
The College structure is based on 6 year levels, each with a Level Manager who creates a supportive and friendly atmosphere for all students. A core program is offered at Years 7 and 8 providing courses in The Arts, Mathematics, English, Science, Studies of Society and Environment, Technology, Health & Physical Education and Languages Other Than English. The Year 9 and 10 program is a combination of core studies and extensions. A wide range of studies is offered at VCE level including the Victorian Certificate of Vocational Education and some vocational courses.
Special features of the wider school curriculum include programs in Outdoor Education, Music, Excellence in Science, Technology and extension programs for talented students as well as programs for "Students at Risk" which support our motto of "Creating the Opportunities".
Portland Secondary College places a strong emphasis on the welfare and well being of its school community. Its mission statement is to develop each student socially, physically and academically, in a safe, caring, yet challenging environment.