The College has maintained a strong student enrolment of over 1000 students since 1992
Wellington Secondary College is a large co-educational state secondary college located in the City of Monash, approximately 24 kilometres to the south east of the CBD of Melbourne. It provides programs for secondary school aged students from Years 7-12.
The College has maintained a strong student enrolment of over 1000 students since 1992. In the last three years the enrolments have increased to over 1860 students for 2019. The ethnic mix of its students reflects the multicultural nature of the surrounding area, one of the most diverse in Melbourne.
Additional to the local enrolment, the College has a strong International Student Program of over 90 students, largely from China, Vietnam and Cambodia.
The College provides a quality educational program to the Mulgrave, Springvale, Noble Park, Dandenong North, Keysborough, Westall and surrounding communities. Wellington SC enjoys a very positive reputation in this local community. It has well established traditions, the students and their families are generally aspiring and students are inculcated with the culture of the school’s motto, the “Wellington Way”. Retention of students at WSC is very strong. Academic success is expected and high standards of behaviour required. Students usually remain enrolled for the duration of their secondary education, except where the family relocates.
The College employs approximately 160 staff with an effective full time teaching staff of 133.4 and a large support staff of 34.6, including multicultural aides, a college nurse, full time welfare coordinators and careers counsellors.
The College is a large highly respected co-educational state school (7-12) providing a quality educational program to the Mulgrave, Springvale,
Noble Park and Dandenong North communities and also to overseas communities. Student enrolment is approximately 1760 local students plus 100 International students.
The campus is set amongst landscaped gardens and extensive courtyards. It includes a performing arts complex, well equipped specialist rooms, two multi-purpose gymnasiums and separate Junior, Middle and Senior School Centres. Currently the College is involved in Master Planning to provide modern 21st Century learning spaces for all students and staff.
Nearby is Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre with a medical centre, department stores, post office, banks, chemist and supermarkets. The main Clayton campus of Monash University with other university campuses and TAFE colleges are within a fifteen kilometre radius of the College.
Our school provides a safe and inclusive environment to meet the needs of all students. We are committed to the provisions of Ministerial Order 870 (Child Safety). The College prides itself on its committment to literacy and numeracy across the whole school.
Public transport available for students is provided through several commuter bus routes and this is supplemented by a parent funded charter bus service. Approximately 400 students use this College charter bus service, choosing to travel to Wellington from surrounding suburbs.
Waverley Gardens Shopping centre is also a major hub for public buses. The closest train stations are situated in Springvale and Glen Waverley.
|Avg Cost of tuition/Year||AU$ 16,000|
|Cost of living/Year||AU$ 18,000|
|Application fee||AU$ 0|
|Estimated Total fee/Year||AU$ 34,000|
Year 7 to Year 12
Trimester 1: January
Trimester 2: April
Trimester 3: July
Trimester 4: October