Year 7 into 8 Transition
Wonthaggi Secondary College aims to provide students with a wide range of relevant and stimulating academic, cultural and practical experiences.
In Year 8 all students follow a common course of study based on the Victorian Curriculum. The curriculum at WSC is delivered across the eight established Learning Areas: English, Mathematics, Science, Health& Physical Education, Language, Humanities, Arts and Design/Technology.
Year 8 students operate in a Homeroom environment and the year is seen as one of consolidation and transition from primary to secondary school. The transition from primary to secondary school or from one secondary school to another has its own challenges and rewards. To be a student of Wonthaggi Secondary College with a large range of subjects, new teachers, new students and a different culture may be quite an adventure.
There are a number of support structures in place to help students. Sub-School Coordinators, Year Level Coordinators, Student Welfare Coordinator, Home-group Teachers, Office Staff, Campus Principals and Classroom Teachers provide ongoing assistance. Parents and students are encouraged to seek assistance from these people whenever it is needed.
Wonthaggi Secondary College has excellent facilities and resources available for use by students at all levels.
Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of leadership initiatives. The College is very proud of its Student Leadership Program and values input by students through such forums as the Student Leaders Group, Student Representative Council, Peer Support Program and House Leadership. Student opinion is valued and responsible leadership is seen as an important aspect of the College. Students are given the opportunity to express themselves, give their best effort and strive for personal achievement to the highest level.
Parents are encouraged to become active members of the College Council and/or Parents Association. Please feel free to call the school and make an appointment to tour our campus and discuss how it operates.