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Fitzroy High School, is a vibrant, progressive, medium-sized government secondary school, located in the inner city suburb of Fitzroy North.

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Welcome to Fitzroy High School

The school delivers a year 7-12 curriculum to about 600 students. The Year 7-10 Falconer St North Fitzroy Campus is surrounded by residential housing, local shopping precincts and extensive parklands. It primarily serves students from the local area and nearby suburbs. The campus’s physical environment consists of the original buildings and recent additions. The grounds have had significant student input in design and construction and include a kitchen garden, school-wide and community composting system and indigenous gardens.

The newly opened Wurun Senior Campus on Queens parade Fitzroy is for Year 11 and 12 students from both Fitzroy High School and Collingwood College. This campus has been designed with innovative learning programs in mind and offers a comprehensive senior curriculum program including VCE, VCAL and VET certificates. Fitzroy High School has been partnering with Collingwood College for over 10 years to co -deliver the senior curriculum. The partnership allows both schools to be responsive to the needs and interests of students and provides the capacity to offer a greater range of subjects, compared to what would be possible stand alone. The partnership is designed to complement each school’s strengths and a shared vision under-pins our collaboration. There is an extensive public transport network close to both campuses that provide easy access for the school community and for excursions. Many students ride their bikes and walk to school.

Programs offered for overseas students include access to year 7-12 courses for dependent students or temporary students. Fitzroy High School is not one of the schools specially accredited to accept international students with student visas, however our partner Collingwood College is, and together we offer VCE and VCAL certificates to these students, and a broad range of subjects, including VCE English as an Additional Language.

Our Principal

Linda Mitchell is the Principal of Fitzroy High School. She joined the school as Assistant Principal in 2012 and has been in the Principal role since 2018. As the Principal of Fitzroy High School, I welcome you to our website and our school. I look forward to meeting you on a school tour, at an Open Day, or welcoming you as new members of our community.

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Our Vision

Our students will be lifelong learners, reflective and creative thinkers, responsible and active citizens, and resilient and adaptable problem solvers able to navigate through an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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Our History

Fitzroy High School first opened in 1915, and was closed in 1992. Fitzroy High School was one of the first of many schools to be closed across the state during this time. The local community activated and campaigned for Fitzroy High School on two levels. To stop the site from being sold, volunteers occupied the site and slept in the school every night for over two years. Community members lobbied government to re-open the school.

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Our Staff

We are proud of our highly skilled, committed and diverse team of teachers at Fitzroy High School. We have a vibrant teaching staff with a balance of experienced and recently trained teachers. A number of teachers have joined us as mature-age graduates, coming to education from diverse professional backgrounds.

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Our Facilities

Fitzroy High School has been in the unique position of being able to develop purpose-built spaces that meet the needs of our innovative approach to learning. The school is a mix of the classic 1915 building, a 1960s addition that was updated when the school re-opened in 2004 and the bold award-winning new building completed in 2009.

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Wurun Senior Campus

Our newly established Wurun Senior campus will continue our decade-long partnership with Fitzroy High school by offering well-integrated senior secondary education in the City of Yarra. Embracing our culturally rich and demographically diverse community, the Wurun campus will offer exciting benefits for our students from tailored partnership opportunities with local businesses, services, and tertiary institutions.

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School Policies

School policies cover every aspect of school life. Here are some of our most important policies for your reference. For more information please get in touch.

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