Mount Waverley Secondary College
College Principal's Report

College Principal's Report

College Principal's Report   Communication is vital Mount Waverley Secondary College has a commitment to provide all the care and support necessary for each student to do their best and achieve the highest possible learning outcomes. It is important that when families have concerns about their children they contact the relevant staff members immediately to ensure a quick supportive response. …

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Junior Campus Principal’s Report

Junior Campus Principal’s Report

Junior Campus Principal’s Report   Year 8 Parent Information Evening The Year 8 Parent Information Night was held on Tuesday 14 February at the Junior Campus. The night was well supported with a large number of parents and carers attending. The focus of the night was to highlight the Year 8 program this year. There were a range of presentations …

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Senior Campus Principal’s News

Senior Campus Principal’s News

Senior Campus Principal’s News   A great start to the year Thank you to all of our students and staff for the positive start to the year. The senior campus has a positive feel and students have settled in to their classes and routines easily. Camps and Program Week It has been a very busy and positive start to the …

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Student Voice at MWSC

Student Voice at MWSC

Student Voice at MWSC Lions’ Youth of the Year On Wednesday 22 February Year 12 students Cher Xu, Feyla Anja and Neha Salahuddin competed against students from Balwyn High School and Ashwood High School in the Lions’ Youth of The Year competition. This competition involves a written application, interview and public speaking component. The students were each asked to respond …

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Assistant Principal's Report

Assistant Principal's Report

Assistant Principal's Report   Student Learning Goals The use of the Explicit Instructional Model based on some of the research and work of Professor John Hattie continues by teachers at the college every lesson with staff writing up the learning intentions and success criteria for students. This along with specific feedback provided to students as to how they can improve …

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Senior School Update

Senior School Update

Senior School Update   The start of the year is always a busy time and this year has been no exception. The VCE Centre has had some much needed refurbishing work done and has started the year presenting a different face to the world with new windows and a coat of paint on three of its four sides. Inside the …

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Middle School Update

Middle School Update

Middle School Update   The Middle School has had a busy start to the year with the Year 10 camp at Phillip Island and the Year 9 Inspire Program. Both programs were aimed at helping students achieve and develop a growth mindset, as well as develop strategies that would assist them in being successful in achieving their goals at school …

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Careers Room News

Careers Room News

  Careers Room News   Year 10 The Careers team has been meeting with students during recess and lunchtime and it is exciting to receive their signed forms and listen to them detailing how they obtained a placement. It was nice to have many informal chats with students during the Phillip Island camp. Like adults seeking employment, students are demonstrating …

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Student Services

Student Services

Student Services At Mount Waverley Secondary College we support the social, emotional and physical wellbeing of our students in a variety of ways.   Our Student Services team for 2017 is:   Welfare Coordinators: Ms Danielle Mott and Ms Kerri McLeod Chaplains/ Student Support Workers: Ms Naomi Manderson and Ms Alyssa Mercer Nurses: Mrs Michelle Taylor, Mrs Deb Radi, Mrs …

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Year 7 Vaccinations in 2017

Year 7 Vaccinations in 2017

Year 7 Vaccinations in 2017   The Secondary School Vaccine Program offers free vaccines to Year 7 students. These vaccines provide protection against: • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) – one dose • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – three doses • Varicella (chicken pox) – one dose   Parents/carers of Year 7 students should look out for the vaccine consent …

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A message from the Nurses

A message from the Nurses

I Don’t Feel Well… School is not only an environment for sharing knowledge but also the ideal environment for sharing micro-organisms and students will get sick from time to time. The decision on whether to keep your child home from school is often difficult to assess in the rush of the daily morning activities. A student with a fever (temperature …

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Parent Resources/Ideas

Parent Resources/Ideas

  The college would like to share with families some positive parenting articles by Michael Grose.   PI_INSIGHT-Independance_Secondary_LR PI_INSIGHT-PositiveRelationships_Secondary_LR  

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Music News

Music News

Music News     The music faculty has made a flying start to 2017 with record numbers of enrolments. Lessons have started for the year and it is wonderful to see all of our new Year 7 students becoming involved in the program. We have very few positions left in this program. However, we are still seeking trumpet, euphonium, tuba, …

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