Bellarine Secondary College provides students with a high quality education within a safe and supportive environment where all students are nurtured as valued members of the community.
Students are encouraged to strive for excellence in a learning environment that promotes the core values of respect, resilience and responsibility and the belief that we are all lifelong learners.
The College is committed to restorative practices and believes that positive empathetic relationships are fundamental to a vibrant trusting learning environment where students are confident to take risks and achieve their full potential.
The College provides students with the opportunity, encouragement and the support to realise their potential in diverse pathways.
Academic studies are embedded in a curriculum rich in the essential standards with the Select Entry Accelerated Learning (SEAL) program ensuring students are fully challenged. Students continue to achieve outstanding VCE results with College Dux achieving ATARs in the 90s.
Alternatively, studies in hands-on learning, VCAL, VET and school-based apprenticeships provide pathways for those students looking to transition into the workplace.
The College is inclusive and centrally located on the Bellarine Peninsula with campuses in Ocean Grove (years 7-8) and Drysdale (years 9-12).
Bellarine Secondary College offers a scholarship to a Grade 6 student from each partnership primary school.
These scholarships are awarded to the student who has most consistency displayed the following qualities:
Participation in school activities
Respect for others