Where to Now? 2023 Your guide to senior secondary school pathways in Victoria

As you will now know, Victoria is moving to new senior secondary pathway arrangements from 2023. We will be launching two new senior secondary pathway options: the Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) and the VCE Vocational Major (VCE VM). 2022 is the final year for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL). Attached is a brochure…

Cross Campus Music Concert – Live @ Wurun

Showcasing the talented student musicians across our three campuses, Collingwood College, Fitzroy High School and Wurun Senior Campus. Come along and enjoy ensembles, classroom group music performances and some fabulous individual acts as well. The concert will take place in the Amphitheatre at the new Wurun Senior Campus. We would love to see as many…

Wurun Tours for Prospective Families

PLEASE NOTE: These tours are for potential enrolments – Wurun is a Senior Campus predominantly catering to Year 11 and 12 students from Fitzroy High and Collingwood College – We invite external families who may be interested in joining us to attend an upcoming tour of Wurun in action.A GENERAL COMMUNITY OPEN DAY WILL BE…

The 2023 Senior Program Guide

The 2023 Senior Program Guide for all senior students is now available. This outlines all subjects that we offer, the process for selection and transition guide to Wurun Senior Campus. More updates will be provided in Term 3. https://fitzroyhs.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2023SeniorProgramGuide_Final_24thJune.pdf

Wurun Senior Campus storytelling compilation

The senior secondary campus for Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School. A unique vertical school for a futures-focused senior program. Design Backgrounder Level by level campus facility map Architectural photos by Matt Seebeck Photography Virtual tour flythrough animation YouTube  First impressions from the first student cohort video  School design insights video  School Design Talk Q&A panel webinar video  A day in the life of Amal…

Year 7, 2023

In line with the Department of Education and Training (DET), North-Western Region, criteria, Fitzroy High School will offer Year 7 places in the following priority order: Students for whom Fitzroy High School is the designated neighbourhood school (as determined by the school zone available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au). Students with a sibling at the same permanent address…

Free poetry events for LGBTQIA+ Youth 12 – 25

These school holidays, Bridge Queer Gathering is hosting two free poetry-themed events for LGBTQIA+ youth as part of Youth Fest 2022.  We’ll kick off with a poetry workshop hosted by Nevo Zisin, author and trans activist, followed up with a performance night where workshop participants and others can read and preform their work.   Bridge Queer Gathering presents…        Pride Poetry Workshop  Come along to Bridge Queer Gathering’s Pride…

Makers Market!

A a local neighbourhood houseis having a market on Sunday. It’s to support local makers and is also a fundraiser for Railway House.  Thank you!

Martial Arts – free trial!

Dominance is a Martial Arts School in Abbotsford. They run Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes for kids ages 5-13 and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA and Muay Thai classes for teens ages 14-18+ for both recreational and competitive students. They are looking to run a free intro week sometime early next term for new students (see flyer for code)….

Book Week

What a wonderful way to celebrate Book Week last week! The library was abuzz with creative energy when two teams set themselves the goal of writing a book in a day. The Write a Book in a Day competition has become a staple of Fitzroy High School’s calendar, with students from Years 7-10 volunteering to…

Making a Difference project

In Term 4, Year 8 students are completing the ‘Making a Difference project’ as part of their Advisory program. During this project they will be completing a range of activities around the school around the theme of ‘Inclusion’. The Year 8 Advisory team are currently seeking donations of tiles, wool and coloured bottle tops (plastic &…

Senior VCAL students are currently involved in creating a short film

Senior VCAL students are currently involved in creating a short film focusing on healthy ageing, and challenging stereotypes about older people. On August 19 the class visited Rushall Park retirement village to conduct a full day of filming. With the support of a production team from Healthily, students were involved in interviewing, camera work, data…

School Council President’s Report – Term 3, 2022

Term 3, 2022 Dear Fitzroy High School Community, As we move towards the end of Term 3, it is great to see more and more community life coming back to our Year 7-10 Campus and, of course, the exciting development of the Wurun Senior Campus. Hosting a voting centre at Falconer St for the May…

The Fitzroy Flavour food magazine – Issue 2, 2022

Attached is a sample from the latest edition of The Fitzroy Flavour (The Unofficial Magazine of the FHS Foodie). The contents of this magazine have been prepared by XL Food 8-10 and XL Food 9-10 students.  XL Food 9-10 (What’s The Beef?) students at Grill’d Collingwood, 18 August 2022. The plant-based Impossible Burger got a resounding…

Engage in 2022

Beginning in Term 2, Fitzroy High School ran a specialised program for a group of Year 7 and 8 students. The program was called Engage, and its intention was to reinforce, complement, and extend the range of physical, social and emotional development programs implemented across the school. The program was initially designed to address some…