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Entrepreneurial Learning Forum

A group of WPSC students attended the Entrepreneurial Learning Forum with Mitchell Institute and internationally renowned education expert Yong Zhou. The students presented a film they have produced show casing the entrepreneurial tasks undertaken at WPSC and talking about their learning in the project this year. Cody is shown interviewing Yong Zhou in front of […]

National Youth Week

On Thursday April 27th & Friday April 28th, Western Port Secondary College hosted National Youth Week Activities for Year 4 students from our feeder primary schools. Our Year 10 Student Leaders ran 4 x 35 min workshops for the students based around the theme for our event which was “Mind, Body & Soul”.

Project 9 Term 1

Term 1’s focus was on Lifestyle and how important it is to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Students participated in workshops with Reach, at Shed 11 and the Community Health Centre, gaining knowledge about their local community health services. Students had a visit from the Victorian Laryngectomy Association, they shared with us the effects smoking has […]

Anzac Day Assembly – Lest we forget

After a lovely Australian National Anthem, sung by Kayla Dooley, Aaron Whitford read the Acknowledgement of Country and Mr Devine gave an introduction which reminded us of the sacrifices made by the Anzac’s. Martin Choy and Vicki Hogan Keogh told us some interesting facts about life on the battle field, Lachlan Clasby and Taylor Debrota spoke […]

Gong for our principal

Winner’s school keeps kids engaged ACCOLADES are pouring in for Western Port Secondary College principal Michael Devine who has won a 2017 Commonwealth Bank National Teacher award. One of 12 recipients from across Australia, he was the only Victorian educator to be recognised. Mr Devine and assistant principal Chris Quinn travelled to Sydney to accept […]

Suzanne Cridge

Great to catch up with an original 1974 Hastings High School student and former Bittern Primary student at the recent Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards in Sydney.  Suzanne Cridge enrolled in Year 8 and was sent home for the first three weeks whilst some portable classes were moved onto the site of the school which was then […]

March Whole School Assembly

Congratulations to Mr Devine and staff for winning a National Award which recognises the hard work of staff at the College, well done to the HPV team that did a fantastic job at the HPV 24 Hour Race in Wonthagi, Huon took at the Swimming Carnival while Encounter blitzed the House Aths! congratulations to all […]

STEM LAUNCH AND OPEN NIGHT SUCCESS

Thank you to everyone who came along, the evening was a huge success with over 500 visitors. Thank you to all the staff and students that helped create such a wonderful evening. It was a pleasure to have Daniel Mulino – Member for Eastern Victoria and Jorja McKinnon who is the STEM Catalyst Project Manager […]

Congratulations to our Principal

Congratulations to our principal Mr Devine who has received a Commonwealth Bank National Teaching Award in Sydney.  These national awards are granted through a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Bank and Schools Plus and are open to teachers and school leaders across all tiers; independent, catholic and government.  The award was given based on the […]

Mornington Peninsula Principals Conference

Brave Year 9 students  spoke at the Mornington Peninsula Principals conference which was held last week, the students did a great job, informing their audience of what they learnt and achieved while taking part in our young entrepreneurial program which we run in Year 8.  

Trade Training Centre is open!

 Trades Skills Centre official opening.mp3 The Trade Skills Centre has officially opened! Greg Hunt opened the STEM Centre earlier this week,  during his visit he spoke with local Primary school students about the fantastic things they have been doing during the four week program at the STEM Centre, the students where keen to show him their earthquake simulators which test […]

Southern Metropolitan Region Lawn Bowls Finals

On Monday March 6th four students from Western Port secondary College competed in the Southern Metropolitan Region Lawn Bowls Finals at Hampton Bowls Club. The competition was separated into 2 pools of 4 teams following a Round Robin format. The matches consisted of 8 ends or 50 minutes whichever came first. First match was a win […]

Carryon Op Shop

The Carryon Op Shop was officially opened on Saturday at 61 Cool Store Road Hastings. The Honorable Daniel Mulino presented Students and staff  with certificates of appreciation for the mural they painted on the side of building.  Carry On is a self funded organisation offering veterans support in areas of welfare, education and accommodation.