Parents/ Guardians are invited to use the Book Swap Buy and Sell forum on Facebook, you will find it pinned to the top of the College Facebook page. This event has been created as forum for members of the College community to buy, swap and sell unused text books. Please post details of the items […]
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Digger from Red Frog popped in to speak with our Year 12’s about schoolies and safe party practices, giving the students valuable information on how to take care of themselves and their friends during hectic times such as schoolies. #westernportsc #redfrogs
Year 10 students attended the camp at Portsea, this camp encourages students who show leadership qualities to consider methods of team building and communication. #westernportsc #bendigobank#Bendigobanlleadershipcamp
We are so proud of our sports stars. There were so many other competitors from so many other schools yet our students stepped up to the podium so many times. Well done to everyone for giving it their best shot!
You are stronger than you think. Small steps matter. Learning never ends. Accept challenges. VCAL students completed their Martial Arts Training (MAT program) component yesterday with the well known technique – breaking boards. The program has taught the students some invaluable life lessons. Well done and congratulations. #westernportsc #martialarts #VCAL
In Early September the Year 12 Outdoor Education Class spent three days in the You Yangs National Park. The group rock climbed, abseiled and mountain biked up, down and around the beautiful mountainous area.
On Tuesday August 29, all Western Port staff participated in a professional development day. The day focused on the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) framework. SWPBS is a framework that will build a positive culture of teaching and learning at the College. The framework is well supported by evidence from around the world and […]
Kade has recently returned from a three week cricket tour of the UK. Representing the Mornington Peninsula Cricket Association. Winning four out of eight games really showed their opponents they mean business! Kade and his team mates a had a great adventure with watching the Test at Lords being the highlight of the trip. Well […]
Western Port Secondary College would like to thank Mr Kevin Toohey and the boys from KK Steel for their continued support to the College. Kevin recently came to the College to help staff member, Ms Christina Moss to set up the welding bays in our new Trade Training Centre. The school is now offering new […]
On the 15th of August 7B invited an important person/people in their life to an Afternoon Tea. The Year 7’s cooked scones beforehand for their important person/people and the Year 9 café class made drinks for the visitors. They served different types of jams and cream with their scones. The year 7’s created plates and […]
On Monday the 14th August a group of 39 students and four staff members traveled to the Holocaust Centre to help students have a better understanding of the issues of identity, human rights, conflict and tolerance. Students are currently studying the texts ‘Night’ and ‘Schindler’s List’ and their ability to answer and ask questions at […]
The 2017 Pierre De Coubertin Awards The Pierre de Coubertin Awards, an initiative of the Victorian Olympic Council and the Department of Education and Training, turned 20 this year and WPSC was one of the 15 schools who have participated each year since its inception in 1997. There are now over 200 school representatives receiving […]
Would you eat Genetically Modified food? What if they had more nutrients? Last week the Senior Biology class went on an excursion to the AgriBio building at LaTrobe University Bundoora to do two sessions, a practical session using DNA Manipulation Techniques to investigate ways that farmers use DNA markers to ensure the best outcome when […]
For one day of the year our 12’s have the opportunity to wear their pyjama’s. Students pay a donation which goes to a charity of their choice.
Year 11’s visited the 2017 Careers Expo at the Exhibition Building last week. This excursion gave the students the chance to speak with organisations regarding future employment opportunities.
Mr Devine visited two high performing schools in Singapore over the Term 2 break. Pictured here are all the teaching fellows with Principal and staff at Nan Chiau Primary School, and Mr Devine with Mr Albert Lim Principal at Ngee Ann Secondary School. Both schools are “Future Schools” in the Singaporean Education system. #cbateachingawards
During a recent Biology class the Year 12’s took part in a video conference with the Gene Access Technology Center(GTAC). In which, one of their leading immunology researchers provided a lecture on the immune system and guided students through an activity where students modeled the immune response in the human body when bacterial infection occurs. […]
Students spent 3 days exploring Universities and other tertiary institutions that Melbourne has to offer. Visiting the Eureka Tour, Ice Skating and some nice restaurants, one group even bumped into George Colombaris! (Thanks to Mrs McCarthy for the photos).