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 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…