Banksia-LaTrobe Secondary College

Banksia-LaTrobe Secondary College Information

  • Address: 230 Banksia Street (Private Bag 5)
  • Ivanhoe, Victoria 3079
  • Distance from Melbourne: 8 km
  • Principal: Gerard Fogarty/Glenn White
  • International Student Coordinator: Bernadette Smith
  • Number of students: 395
  • Number of international students: 1
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 92%
  • University offers : 43%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 51%

Banksia-LaTrobe Secondary College has a history of caring for its students while helping them achieve personal goals and academic excellence. The college is located on a large site close to the city and public transport.

The broad curriculum includes ESL English classes, VCAL and VET programs. Small classes provide personalised learning. Our well-established international program and language centre caters for individual student needs and closely monitors student progress to ensure academic success.

Languages taught

  • Auslan
  • Chinese (first language)



Intensive English Language provided

  • On-site


Special programs

  • Large on-site English Language Centre is renowned for its high-quality program and experienced staff 
  • Study here avoids the disruption of moving schools
  • Weekly tutoring program to ensure strong academic progress
  • Chinese and Vietnamese-speaking International Program Assistants communicate regularly with parents



Popular sports

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Badminton
  • Weights program
  • Table tennis



Special facilities

  • Science laboratories
  • Networked information technology classrooms
  • Modern multimedia studio and art rooms
  • Drama and theatre facilities
  • Technology (timber) facilities
  • Music complex
  • Modern library with internet access
  • Two gymnasiums with basketball courts, weightlifting, table tennis facilities, outside tennis and basketball courts