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

FHS Presents – Haroun and the Sea of Stories

by Salman Rushdie adapted for the stage by Tim Supple and David Tushingham  Haroun sets out on an adventure to restore his father’s gift of storytelling by reviving the poisoned Sea of Stories. On the way, he encounters many foes, all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers. NEW DATES: THURSDAY JULY…

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…

Wurun VET Hospitality and Kitchen Operations students

Year 11 and 12 students from the Hospitality and Kitchen Operations VET program were ‘on duty’ at a recent staff event at Wurun Senior Campus. As part of their VET studies students need to complete 40 hours of work experience, with this event contributing to those hours. Thank you to students for excellent food and…

Write a poem, plant a tree for National Tree Day!

To support sustainability and celebrate Schools Tree Day on 29 July, we’re inviting all students and teachers to enter the POEM FOREST Prize. For every nature poem received, we’ll plant a native tree at the Australian Botanic Garden.  What: Write a poem, plant a tree.  Who:  The POEM FOREST Prize is open to young people…

‘The World of the Book’

On Thursday, August 4th, the two year 11 English Language classes from Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School visited an exhibition entitled ‘The World of the Book’ at the State Library of Victoria. This exhibition coincided with our current study of the history and development of the English language. Students had the opportunity to view…

Student Representative Team Update

Thank you everyone who provided feedback on the proposed SRT structure. We really appreciate you taking the time to get involved. The student representatives on School Council presented the structure to the Council with the feedback gathered and it was well received. Big thanks to Sholto and Siëm for their work! This means that nominations are…

Semester 2 – Senior VCAL

This semester our senior VCAL class is embarking on two major projects: In Personal Development Skills the class is working with industry mentors to create social enterprise concepts. Students will work in teams to generate feasibility studies, service models or product prototypes, marketing campaigns, financial analysis and market research. The unit will culminate with a…

Junior Debating Program

Calling on all Years 7 and 8 students who like to argue and to challenge their public speaking skills! Fitzroy High School needs you in our Junior debating team!  Fitzroy High School is offering students the opportunity to participate in the Debating Association of Victoria’s Junior Debating Program. This program is designed for first-time debaters,…

Year 8 and 9 English – Poetry in Action

Year 8 and 9 English started with a bang this term with a performance from the drama company, Poetry in Action. Three actors from the company performed a piece called United Nations of Poetry which showcased a range of poetic genres from all corners of the globe. Students watched as the performers explored love, war,…

Write a Book in a Day

Write a Book in a Day Competition – 24 AugustAfter the success of last year’s Write a Book in a Day competition – all of which was run remotely during lockdown – we are again looking for participants who want to take up the challenge of writing a book in a day. A fundraiser for…

Young at Heart, youth makers market

Young at Heart is part of Heart of Thornbury (HOT); a Bridge Darebin initiative that connects local makers and small businesses with members of the community through hosting regular makers markets and an ‘online’ market platform. Young at Heart is HOT’s first ever youth makers market and will take place on October 1st at the Bridge Darebin Community…