Rochester Secondary College is a coeducational 7-12 secondary college of approximately 290 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

Cows Create Careers

Rochester Secondary College was the 2019 winning senior school in the Northern Victoria region, receiving $500 in prize money. Pictured are students participating in the presentation day in Shepparton.

Investigative Science

John Atley visited the school and spoke to students about his background and the progression of his career within the police force. He is a former student of Rochester Secondary College. He also spoke about the many careers in the … Continue reading

Cows Create Careers

Phil Candy who works at Fonterra in Stanhope is the industry advocate for the Cows Create Careers project this year. Recently he spoke to Year 10 students studying Investigative Science about his qualifications and what his role at Fonterra involves, … Continue reading

Engineers Without Borders Workshops

On Thursday 25th of July Engineering students from the University of Melbourne and Engineers Without Borders came to Rochester Secondary College and ran workshops with the Year 7 and 8 students. The workshops were aimed at inspiring students about Humanitarian … Continue reading

SRC Congress in Melbourne

On the 9th July, 2019  –  Haylee Banfield and I had the opportunity to attend the SRC Congress at Ormond College in Melbourne. This Congress is basically a student led and student focussed conference. It brings together Secondary students from … Continue reading

 Year 11 Work Experience 

The Year 11’s have successfully completed their Melbourne Work Experience from 21st to 26th July, whilst staying South Yarra.   The students arrived eagerly on Sunday for the trip down to practise using Melbourne public transport before getting to work on … Continue reading

National School Trees Day

Rochester Secondary College participated in National Schools Tree Day on Friday 2nd of August.  Students wore green to show their support for the day and our environment. Members of the RSC Student Green Team who are working to promote sustainability … Continue reading

CyberCop visits Rochester Secondary College

We were lucky enough to host Susan McLean – Cybercop at our school.  All students had the opportunity to hear her speak about the dangers of social media and the internet.  Susan reinforced “You are not a number of likes … Continue reading

Vehicle Maintenance Tutorial

On Monday 3rd June Matthew Coghill gave his presentation about basic car maintenance. Our group braved the chilly winds of the College’s rear carpark so that Matt could take us through the basic checks required to keep a vehicle running … Continue reading

Murray River Culinary Challenge Round 1

What an amazing group of students we have representing Rochester Secondary College in VET Hospitality. They were well equipped to hold their own at the first round of the Murray River Culinary Challenge. Each student had to present a three … Continue reading