Welcome to Sunbury College, a 7-12 secondary college in the north-west of Melbourne. The township of Sunbury is renowned for its sense of community and the school has been central to that community since 1960.
Our college is committed to working alongside our school community. Students, teachers and parents working positively in partnership with shared goals for high educational and wellbeing outcomes. Our partnership with the school community is lived through our values of respect, responsibility, resilience and endeavour. Our values filter through all aspects of our schooling life.
We focus on the provision of a challenging curriculum, with constantly evolving educational programs and learning experiences that ensure our students are future-ready and equipped to contribute positively and actively to Sunbury and the wider community. We are very proud of the depth of academic opportunities at our college and the high expectations we have of all our students.
Sunbury College focuses on the whole student and has extensive programs in music, student leadership, outdoor education, wellbeing and sport that add great breadth to the learning experienced by our students and builds their connectedness to our school community.
We have expert teachers who work closely alongside each other in Key Learning Area teams and in Professional Learning teams and are committed to providing challenging and differentiated learning opportunities that allow all students to be extended. They use data strategically to measure performance and use reflective processes to support the ongoing development of teaching and learning strategies that maximise student growth.
At Sunbury College, we offer a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment. Our Year 7 Significant Teachers, Connect Teachers, Year Level Coordinators and Junior, Middle and Senior Sub-school Leaders offer a range of academic, wellbeing, pathways and transition supports. Our Careers and Pathways Team and Wellbeing Team provide additional support and learning experiences across the college with in and out of class programs and one-on-one support.
We are committed to the growth of all students across the college to maximise their academic potential and contribute positively to our community.
The Sunbury College values are:
The College offers a safe, secure, and supportive learning environment which encourages high academic expectations and achievement. We have a clear Child Safe Policy in line with Ministerial Order No. 870 (Child Safe Standards) of the Education and Training Reform Act. We use data strategically to measure our performance. Such data includes: VCE results, the School Level Report and the annual student, staff and parent opinion surveys.
We have dedicated wellbeing and careers teams to provide additional support for students and our House structure embodies a strong sense of connectedness that fosters safety. The College provides student support through the role of significant teachers at Year 7, House Connect teachers, Careers and Pathways program, and the work of House Leaders and the Middle and Senior School Program Leaders. The College also has a Wellbeing Coordinator who organises events, coordinates counselling opportunities and oversees the role of our counsellor, youth workers and Chaplain.
Our teaching team is committed to ensuring your child maximises their academic potential at Sunbury College. Just as importantly we offer a school environment that fosters personal growth. We aim to develop young people who are resilient and positive contributors to their community.
The College offers a rich and engaging curriculum that challenges and equips students with the knowledge and key learning skills required to succeed in a rapidly changing global community. Our students thrive on the co-curricular opportunities provided by our leadership, sports and performing arts programs.…Read More
Our staff group is diverse with a good mix of graduate and more experienced teachers. All staff are encouraged to undertake regular Professional Learning related to their teaching knowledge and practice. A number of staff undertake the role of VCE exam marker to deepen their…Read More
The College Principal heads a leadership team that currently comprises: Three Assistant Principals Junior/Middle Years Programs Leader Senior Years Programs Leader Teaching and Learning Leader English/Literacy Leader Policy Development Leader Connect Program Leader Daily Operations Leader Pathways and Transition Leader Leadership roles change according to…Read More
Functions of the school Council: Establishing the broad direction and vision of the school within the school’s community Participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan Approving the annual budget and monitoring expenditure Developing, reviewing and updating school policies Raising funds for…Read More