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


Last Thursday, Year 10 students who participated in the Cows Create Careers program travelled to Shepparton for the annual presentation day. After lots of fun and games, the Rochester SC group, ‘Big Red’s Cows’ were awarded first prize in the … Continue reading

Art under the Microscope

Well it had better be a good excursion if you are driving out of town at 5.30 in the morning. And it was! Six students went to Melbourne last Friday. The morning was spent at the Gene Technology Access Centre … Continue reading

‘Teach the Teacher’

Fronting up at the end of a school day to do anything can be a big ask; everyone’s a bit tired, motivation can be low. Now imagine that you are staying after school to run a class – and your … Continue reading


On Tuesday, June 6th Rochester Secondary College hosted an incursion from the Gene Technology Access Centre (GTAC). Year 12 Biology students from Rochester, Echuca College and East Loddon P-12 participated in a practical activity in which they inserted a glow in the … Continue reading

Year 10 Chemical Reactions excursion

Year 10 Chemical Reactions class went on an excursion to Earth Ed to learn about hydrogen fuel cells. The day was full of many hands on experiments where students split water into hydrogen and oxygen gas. They then used the hydrogen … Continue reading

Here they go!

On Sunday morning a group of excited students and teachers departed for a week long study tour in Indonesia.

World’s Greatest Shave

Wil and Darcy shaved their heads to raise money for research into a cure for leukaemia (blood cancer).

Foods at Rochester SC

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2017 Swimming sports results

A fantastic day was had by all competitors, braving the cooler temperatures early in the morning before the sun broke through in the afternoon. Campaspe returned to the winners list after last year, Waranga, ended their quest for 6 swimming … Continue reading