Footscray City College, Footscray

Name: Footscray City College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Kinnear Street
Town: Footscray
Postcode: 3011
State: Victoria
Region Western Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 8387 1500.
Fax: (03) 8387 1599.
Pupils: 970

Footscray City College is a multicultural Years 7- Post Year 12 co-educational college located in Melbourne’s inner west, adjacent to the Victoria University.  There are about 1000 students who come from our local community as well as further afield.  The college is on an outstanding site with views of the Maribyrnong River, Flemington Racecourse and the Central City of Melbourne.  The grounds are landscaped for student recreation, and are complemented by adjacent community playing fields and sporting facilities, including a magnificent swimming and sporting complex that the School has a partnership in with the Victoria University.

There are excellent facilities in the College including computer, creative arts, science, sport, multi-media, performing arts, cinema, film and TV studio, a Hospitality Skills Centre and horticultural facilities that support the delivery of a comprehensive and engaging curriculum that serve the learning needs of all students.


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