Brighton Secondary College

Brighton Secondary College Information

  • Address: 120 Marriage Road, East Brighton, Victoria 3187
  • Distance from Melbourne: 10 km
  • Principal: Julie Podbury
  • International Student Coordinator: Linda Ward
  • Number of students: 1200
  • Number of international students: 85
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion : 99%
  • University offers : 68%
  • TAFE/VET offers : 32%

Established in 1955, close to the city and the beach, Brighton Secondary College has a tradition of excellence. Students are offered an outstanding program in a structured, supportive and caring environment.

A broad curriculum offers the students academic studies, creative and performing arts, technology studies, special programs and an extensive sporting program. A broad range of  VCE studies is offered as well as vocational studies at senior levels.     


Languages taught

  • French
  • Japanese  
  • Chinese (unit 3 & 4)



Intensive English Language provided

  • On-site


Special programs

  • Accelerated, enrichment and enhancement programs within the college and with universities
  • Extensive ESL
  • Instrumental music program including concert and rock bands
  • Experienced International Student Manager and coordinators who oversee student welfare  
  • House choral and annual arts and drama festivals



Popular sports

  • Hockey
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Badminton



Special facilities

  • Up-to-date computer facilities
  • Specialist Year 9 facility
  • Range of specialist areas including instrumental music and drama
  • International student centre  
  • Computer network and internet access
  • Sporting facilities include a double court gymnasium, synthetic tennis and hockey courts