Welcome

Rochester Secondary College is a coeducational 7-12 secondary college of 380 pupils situated 180km north of Melbourne and provides for the educational needs of a mixture of rural and semi-rural communities which includes the township of Rochester and surrounding districts. The College is set in attractive grounds and boasts excellent facilities to deliver a comprehensive curriculum.

Our size enables us to be large enough to offer a broad curriculum but small enough to deliver personalised individual attention. Continue reading about our school.

Recent News

2018 Murray River Culinary Challenge

The ‘2018 Murray River Culinary Challenge Grand Final’ was held yesterday at Echuca TAFE. Our extremely talented finalists were Stephanie Crouch and Jasmin Malham who had won their way into this prestigious Grand Final by winning the Regional Final. The … Continue reading

2018 Fun Day

On a beautiful sunny day last Friday, Rochester Secondary College held its biennial Funday. Every form group ran at least one activity, with the help of their tireless form teachers. In addition there were two inflatable activities from The Zone, … Continue reading

Congratulations and Thank You Mr Ringin

Congratulations to Geoff Ringin on receiving recognition from the Department of Education and Training for 40 years of service to Public education. Rochester Secondary College would like to express our gratitude for Geoff’s years of commitment, dedication and loyalty to … Continue reading

Australian Defence Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award Winners

Two students were awarded the extremely prestigious Australian Defence Force Long Tan Award at our whole school assembly. The ADF provide two awards annually; one at Year 10 level and one at Year 12, for students who show the values … Continue reading

Science Week 2018

To celebrate National Science Week the local Grade 6 students from our Feeder Schools: Rochester Primary, St Josephs PS, OLSH, Elmore PS, Colbinabbin PS, Nanneella PS and Lockington  Consolidated participated in a range of different Physics based activities. Each activity … Continue reading

Duke of Ed students travelled to Bogong for a week of adventures

The week of 6th –10th August the Duke of Edinburgh students went to Mount Bogong for our ski trip. Students from Wedderburn travelled with us as well. On arrival we unpacked and met all the staff that would be helping us … Continue reading

Year 7 Visual Arts Students

Framed drawings by Year 7 Rochester Secondary College Visual Arts students Jo Brown, Ava Cottam and Dana Mussared are currently on show at Kits Kafe in Rochester. Visual Arts teacher, Meg Doller, was keen to provide students with an opportunity … Continue reading

Year 11 Work Experience Camp to Melbourne

Thirty-four Year 11 students travelled to Melbourne for work experience and a number of other Year 11 students also completed a local placement. The Melbourne Camp took off on Sunday and gave students the chance to use public transport to find … Continue reading

Rochester Secondary Debating Wins Against Girton Grammar in Round 5

On Tuesday the 24th July, three of our debating teams from Rochester Secondary College competed in Round 5 of the Bendigo Debating Competition. We also had two other Year 7s who have previously debated attend to watch and learn from … Continue reading

Attendance Awards

Every term, our College will award regular school attendance by giving away two movie tickets to the Echuca Paramount Cinema, to one student in every year level who has a 100% attendance rate for that term. The following students have … Continue reading