Highvale Secondary College, Glen Waverley

Name: Highvale Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Capital Avenue
Town: Glen Waverley
Postcode: 3150
State: Victoria
Region Eastern Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 9803 5144
Fax: (03) 9803 4310
Email: highvale.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: www.highvalesc.vic.edu.au
Pupils: 770

Highvale Secondary College is a medium size, single campus, coeducational Year 7-12 college with a current student population of approximately 750 drawn from a wide geographic area.

We are a school:

Where there is a strong focus on treating each student as an individual;
Where there is an emphasis on Teaching and Learning;
Where students are happy and safe;
Where everyone has a focus on continual improvement and achievement for all;
Where parents are actively involved, supportive and committed;
Where we have a happy, enterprising and creative staff.

We provide high quality education in a safe supportive environment. Our educational philosophy is that students are individuals with differing learning needs, and this philosophy is reflected by the student-centred curriculum structure and diverse range of programs which cater for a range of abilities and interests in students, from the most able to those who need extra assistance. We actively promote academic excellence with an emphasis on literacy and numeracy and aim to develop student initiative, self esteem and leadership skills.

Highvale Secondary College  provide a wide range of co-curricular personal development programs, which foster self esteem, responsibility, leadership and initiative. The many activities include camps, excursions, a comprehensive sporting program and a range of performing arts activities. An extensive music program and a variety of ensembles provide opportunities for students to develop performance skills in a range of music styles. We foster cultural awareness through student exchange programs.


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