South Oakleigh Secondary College

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South Oakleigh College
Bakers Road, Oakleigh South
Melbourne, VIC
Coordinates 37°55′21″S 145°5′27″E / 37.92250°S 145.09083°E / -37.92250; 145.09083Coordinates: 37°55′21″S 145°5′27″E / 37.92250°S 145.09083°E / -37.92250; 145.09083
Type Co-Educational Government School
Motto 'Knowledge Conquers All'
(High Expectations. Respect. Responsibility. Resilience. Teamwork)
Principal Helen Koziaris

South Oakleigh College is a Victorian state co-educational secondary college located on Bakers Road, in the suburb of Oakleigh South, Victoria, in south eastern Melbourne, Australia.


  • 350 seat Performing Arts Theatre - Christine Strachan Theatre
  • Senior school lounge
  • Science and technology facilities
  • Instrumental music studios
  • Library
  • Networked computer laboratories
  • Food Technology (Fully refurbished in 2016)
  • State of the art television studio
  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Newly established fitness centre (featured on Channel 10 News)



South Oakleigh Secondary College offers two languages, Japanese and Greek as part of its curriculum.

For students in year 7, it is compulsory to learn a language.


South Oakleigh Secondary College offers core strengthening subjects from Years 7-9. From Year 10, students are given the opportunity to study VCE subjects ahead of time, alongside their core subjects (English, Maths, Science, etc.). In Year 11, students are also given the opportunity to complete Units 3&4 subjects, thus eliminating the number of subjects a student has to study in Year 12. The VCE Accelerated program has proven to be extremely successful, as it improved the scores for many of the students at South Oakleigh College. Below is a list of the subjects offered at South Oakleigh College:

VCE subjects offered[edit]

Accounting Biology Business Management
Chemistry Design & Technology English
English – Additional Language Food Technology Greek
History Information Technology IT Software Development
Literature Maths: Further Maths Maths: Maths Methods
Maths: Specialist Maths Media Physical Education
Physics Politics Psychology
Studio Art Systems Engineering Theatre Studies
Specialist Mathematics Visual Communication & Design

VET subjects offered[edit]

  • Interactive Digital Media (VCE VET)
  • Music: Technical Production (VCE VET)
  • Hairdressing Certificate 2
  • Retail Makeup & Skin Care Certificate 2

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