Bendigo Senior Secondary College

Bendigo Senior Secondary College Information

  • Address: Rosalind Park
  • Bendigo, Victoria 3550
  • Distance from Melbourne: 145 km
  • Principal: Mr Dale Pearce
  • International Student Coordinator: Ms Trish Randles
  • Number of students: 1800
  • Number of international students: 16
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Dress: No uniform
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 96%
  • University offers : 70%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 15%

Established in 1907, Bendigo Senior Secondary College is one of the oldest secondary colleges in the state. We are a VCE college offering a broad range of units at Year 11 and 12. Students consistently achieve outstanding success.

Bendigo Senior Secondary College was the first state school in Australia to gain international accreditation with the Council of International Schools. Bendigo is a large provincial city in Central Victoria with outstanding educational facilities.     

Languages taught

  • Chinese (first and second language)
  • Indonesian
  • German
  • French

Intensive English Language provided

  • On-site

Special programs

  • English Language Centre offering individualised programs
  • International program has a group of dedicated staff
  • Parents receive four student progress reports per year
  • Outstanding information technology and multimedia programs
  • Broad Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program

Popular sports

  • Athletics
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Cycling
  • Swimming

Special facilities

  • Chinese teacher/interpreter providing communication with Chinese parents and students
  • Students are supplied with required texts and calculators
  • High-speed multimedia network with 800 computers distributed across the college
  • Outstanding gymnasium
  • Career guidance staff offering advice on careers, university and other future education options