Welcome

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

Week 4 Remote Learning Update

Keep an eye on our Newsletter link for weekly updates about our Remote Learning Program. Please follow this link for a message from our Principal Melissa Gould,  https://youtu.be/5NIwDgxcHfQ We are currently organising a virtual information evening for our new 2021 Year … Continue reading

Term 2 Arrangements

The situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. The Victorian Government has now advised that all schools will move to remote and flexible learning when students return for Term 2 on Wednesday 15 April. This means that all students who … Continue reading

Coronavirus Update

PUPIL FREE DAYS The Minister of Education has announced additional pupil-free days. The first will be the last day of Term 1 – Friday 27th of March. This means the last day of Term will be this Thursday the 26th … Continue reading

Coronavirus Update 16th March

Coronavirus Update 16th March

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will keep our community informed with regular updates.  We seek your support in keeping your child home if they are displaying signs of illness. The latest advice from the Victorian Chief Health … Continue reading

2020 Lions Youth of the Year

We were very privileged to have our four school captains, Yazmin Hayes, Emma Palmer, Ben Atley and Emma Palmer represent our College at the 2020 Rochester Lions Club Lions Youth of the Year Competition.  Our students submitted written applications and … Continue reading

GTAC Incursion

On Monday February 17, educators from the Gene Technology Access Centre (GTAC), a specialist education centre based in Melbourne, facilitated education programs with Year 10 students studying Genetics and Evolution and Year 12 students studying Biology. The Year 10 students … Continue reading

Coronavirus Advice

Coronavirus Advice

Last updated 29 January 2020 An outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was detected in Wuhan, China in late December 2019. Cases have been reported predominantly in the city of Wuhan, in the Hubei province of China, as well as some … Continue reading

2020 Bell Times

2020 Bell Times

2020 Bell Times Semester 1 8:55 9:00 Lockers 9:00 9:06 Home Group 9:07 9:56 Period 1 9:56 10:45 Period 2 10:45 11:05 Recess 20 mins 11:05 11:10 Lockers 11:10 11:59 Period 3 11:59 12:48 Period 4 12:48 1:18 Lunch 30 … Continue reading

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.