__FORCETOC__St Helena Secondary College
is a state secondary school in Eltham North
St Helena is a large, co-educational government secondary college committed to striving for excellence in all its endeavours. It features architect designed facilities which include a library, theatre, gymnasium complex, specialist technology rooms, a VCE centre, Junior School area and a large canteen.
In 2005 the school completed the construction of a $2.7 million Science & Technology Centre as well as soccer field, which is shared by the Eltham Junior Soccer Club.
Form teachers are the primary contact for students and continuityof contact is considered important in the transition fromprimary to secondary education.
The curriculum offers a balancedmix of academic and skills-based subjects. A wide range ofsubjects at VCE level provides students with optimum choices,enabling them to be well equipped for further study or theworkforce. All courses provide open ended extension activitiesto challenge high achievers and students having difficultyare also supported. The school offers an Accelerated Curriculum andEnrichment (ACE) program for students at years 7 - 10 andmainstream students in years 7-9 can also enjoy enrichmentactivities in a wide range of subjects through the ‘Access’program.
The school is divided into three units; Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, each with a particular learning focus.
Each mini-school has a principaland year level... Read More