The Victorian Government made a commitment to deliver
100 new schools between 2019 and 2026. This includes the new Cranbourne West Secondary College that will open in 2021.
Rob Duncan has been appointed as the
first principal. Enrolments are now open for Year 7 in 2021. For more enrolment information, please email Rob.Duncan@education.vic.gov.au .
Further information on the school, including enrolment, can be found on its official Facebook page.
Rob Duncan has
been appointed as the first principal of Cranbourne West Secondary College. This appointment follows a
thorough Department of Education recruitment process.
In the video presentation below, Rob Duncan answers all your
questions about enrolment, curriculum, wellbeing programs, facilities, uniform,
culture and more.
You can also read more about Rob's plans for the school in
this Frequently Asked Questions document (PDF or WORD)
Cranbourne West Secondary College was chosen as the school name following community consultation and discussions with Geographic Names Victoria, with consideration given to factors including public interest, relevance to the local area, and the consideration of local Indigenous languages.
The school is named
after the suburb it is located in. This is the first new secondary college to
be built in Cranbourne West.
We consulted with local communities for three weeks from Wednesday 24 June to Wednesday 15 July 2020. Thank you for your input.
Enrolments are open for Year 7 in 2021.
Intake of students in 2021 will be limited to Year 7 to ensure smooth transition into the new school community.
Findmyschool.vic.gov.au has been updated to show school zones for 2021. This includes the zone for Cranbourne West Secondary College.
Policies on enrolment, placement, and admission are available on the Department of Education and Training website.
We will complete the first stage of the new school for its 2021 opening, including:
Futher stages depend on additional funding via future State Budgets. We are planning for:
When we complete these future stages, the school will have places for up to 1,100 mainstream and 100 specialist students.
Cranbourne West Secondary College will be a supported inclusion school. This means the school has been designed to support a higher number of students with a disability than a typical mainstream school. Included in the school design are facilities that provide additional support, so that all students have access to the same learning and play spaces.
These additional facilities include:
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