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Rochester Secondary College is a coeducational 7-12 secondary college of 410 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

Year 9 & Year 10 Semester 2 Electives

Year 9 & Year 10 Semester 2 Electives

Year 9 Semester 2 Electives 2016 Year 10 Semester 2 Electives 2016  

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ICT: It’s everywhere

It has been said that by 2020 Australia will need and extra 100,000 workers if it is to keep pace with the rising demand for information and communications technology skills. On Wednesday, June 22nd, Rochester Secondary College held an Information … Continue reading

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Science incursion

Specialist educators from the Gene Technology Access Centre (GTAC) in Melbourne conducted an activity with all Year 10 students and Unit 4 Biology students on Wednesday, June 15. Students investigated why tolerance to lactose in modern humans is much more … Continue reading

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School Social 2016

The theme this year was ‘Around the World’.  

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2016 swimming sports

Waranga house won the swimming sports. Have a look at photos taken on the day.  

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Cows Create Careers presentation day

Last Thursday, Year 10 students in 902 Investigative Science went to Shepparton to the Cows Create Careers presentation day. Students thought the day was educational and entertaining. Unfortunately no teams won a prize, but The Heifalumps were acknowledged as the … Continue reading

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Cows Create Careers

As part of our Year 10 Investigative Science class, we were given the opportunity to raise two calves for three weeks.  Our class had a visit from dairy consultant Cameron, who taught the class a bit about what it’s like … Continue reading

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Questacon Smart Skills

On Monday the 7th of September the Year 7 students were lucky to have the Questacon Smart Skills sessions visit school. The focus of the day was design and forces in relation to bridge and platforms. Students used tablet to … Continue reading

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Science and Engineering Challenge

On Tuesday the 4th of August, our 902 Investigative Science Class took the train to Bendigo and went to Bendigo South East College for the Science and Engineering challenge. We were put in groups and were assigned to different challenges. … Continue reading

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Tree Planting Day

On Thursday the 23rd of July, as part of our Investigative Science class, we went by bus to the Rochester transfer station to plant trees. We planted about 300 plants all together to help reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. … Continue reading