Western Heights Secondary College, Herne Hill

Name: Western Heights Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Minerva Road
Town: Herne Hill
Postcode: 3218
State: Victoria
Region Barwon South Western
Phone: (03) 52771177
Fax: (03) 52295206
Email: info@whc.vic.edu.au
Website: www.whc.vic.edu.au
Pupils: 1400

Western Heights College is unique within the Geelongarea as a co-educational, three-campus school providing two junior campuses and a senior campus.

There is a strong tradition of excellence in all subjects at Western Heights College.

The College offers the greatest diversity of subjects choice in the area.

The curriculum, for all years 7 - 8 students, provides a well-rounded education leading on to subjects which may be studied in later years.

At years 9 to 10, students begin to choose their programs but a core of subjects are maintained for all students. This core emphasises sequenced skill development leading to the VCE.


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The Department for Education have now confirmed that as of April 1st 2012, teachers whom have qualified in Australia and New Zealand will now be recognised as qualified teachers and awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in England without being required to undertake any further training or assessment.

As well as being eligible to work in the UK, overseas trained teachers (OTTs) will need to have a fully recognised teaching qualification and, in some instances, registration from their country of origin. Teachers can apply for UK Qualified Teachers Status (QTS) by completing the following form:

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