Upper Yarra Secondary College

“The greatest source of pride for our College are the outstanding outcomes being achieved, for and with, our students.”
Upper Yarra Secondary College is entering
its next exciting phase this year with the construction of a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Pavilion. The new Pavilion will house four brand new Science spaces to engage students in a broad range of specialist science opportunities where students can learn in flexible teaching labs that encourage collaboration and thinking. The space will include general purpose classrooms, to be converted for specialist STEAM teaching and learning. In addition to the class spaces, there will be central open areas for students, brand new toilets, and locker facilities.
The new facility aims to further enhance the wonderful educational opportunities currently offered in STEAM; ranging from coding, to all manner of robotics, through to aviation where students can earn a Pilot’s Licence to operate drones commercially.
The student leaders of the College are exceptional young people who are encouraged and supported to make a positive difference in their community. Our elected Year Level Captains regularly meet with the Principal Team to express the opinions and recommendations of their peers, to continue to drive relentless improvement across all aspects of the College.
Extra-curricular activities are thriving within the College supporting student interest. After the success of Superheroes Unite! in 2019, we are excited to present the 2020 production ‘The Snow White Variety Show’. We continue to experience success with our Inter-School Sporting Program, including the addition of Clay Target Shooting, Motocross and Equestrian this year. Students can participate in chess activities and tournaments, Art and Craft Club, Reptile Club, Video Games and STEAM Clubs, turtle and fish care; there is something for everyone!
The greatest source of pride for our College are the outstanding outcomes being achieved, for and with, our students. Student enrolment in Tertiary Education and students successfully gaining employment continues to rise. It is satisfying to see our students leaving the College confident to begin their young adult lives.
We encourage you to visit the College to see the amazing activities that take place during the school day and send an open invitation to all members of the community to attend our Open Evening on Thursday April 30th starting in the Brian Way Theatre at 7:00pm.
Scott Tully,