La Trobe Secondary College, Macleod
Name: La Trobe Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Waiora Road
Region Northern Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 9459 9633.
Fax: (03) 9459 1671.
La Trobe Secondary College situated in the City of Darebin about 15km north of hte GPO, was established in 1960 as the Macleod Technical School. La Trobe Secondary College curretly has a population of approximately 300 students. Public transport facilities are excellent. The majority of buildings are LTC with a brick veneer structure for the Food and Music programs.
La Trobe Secondary College structure uses three Sub Schools for curriculum provision. The student management and welfare policy of the College is based upon the rights and responsibilities of students and staff. The Junior Sub School is Year 7 and 8. Its structure includes a Home Group pastoral care approch, and class time with a small team of teachers. The Middle Sub School operates on a Vertical Modular Grouping approach covering Years 9 and 10. Our Senior Sub School incorporates Years 11 and 12. The introduction of a system of College Captains and Vice Captains has given an added dimension to student leadership.
The College offers a range of co-curricular activities. The instrumental music program includes junior, intermediate and senior bands. La Trobe Secondary College has a history of excellent achievement in a highly active performance program.