Maribyrnong College

Maribyrnong College

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Maribyrnong College (AKA Maribyrnong Secondary College) and formerly Maribyrnong High School is a Victorian Government Secondary School in Maribyrnong in the inner Western suburbs of Melbourne.

It is located on River St, Maribyrnong (formerly Maidstone). Founded in 1958, Maribyrnong College celebrated its 50th anniversary on 15 March 2008 with an open day and function at the school. A state-of-the-art sports complex opened on 22 June 2010.

History

The College has a long history in the suburbs of Maidstone and Maribyrnong as it was established in 1958. The area has changed dramatically since the college first opened and it is now seen as an inner-city college as it is located only 8 km from the Melbourne CBD.

MSC had a unique place among Melbourne's high schools. Being so close to the Maribyrnong Migrant Hostel (now closed) the school had an integration program for children from the hostel who were from all around the world, including many refugees. The school was truly a multicultural one.

Specialist Sport Program

In 2005 the school commenced its "Specialist Sport Program" with selective entry for talented sports students. Enrolments have grown: in 2007 there were 56 Specialist Sport students from a total school enrolment of 380; in 2010 there were 450 students involved in the sports program from a total school enrolment of 900. Several sports receive a major focus: AFL Football, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Tennis. The School has extensive partnerships...
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