Wanganui Park Secondary College

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Wanganui Park Secondary College
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Location
Parkside Drive
Shepparton, Vic 3630
Coordinates 36°21′27.86″S 145°23′28.3″E / 36.3577389°S 145.391194°E / -36.3577389; 145.391194
Information
Type Secondary School
Motto Education Our Aid
Principal Mr Ken Murray
Grades 7 – 12
Enrolment ~1,300
Color(s)               
Green, White, Grey
Nickname WPSC
Information (+613) 5820 9900
Website

Wanganui Park Secondary College is a Government secondary college with about 1,300 students from years 7 to 12 in Shepparton, Victoria.[1]

The school[edit]

The school has approximately 1,300 students.[2][3] The school has an innovative curriculum, with the most notable feature being its Vertical Modular Grouping (VMG) system and also offers 2 other levels - Year 7, and the VCE.[citation needed] One of the school's teachers received a state award for innovative teaching in 2008.[4] The school has received a federal grant for a literacy and numeracy program.[5] A new, innovative program called "Learning to Learn" was implemented in 2009.[citation needed]

Football team[edit]

The school's Australian rules football team has competed in the regional MCC Herald Sun Country Shield tournament for several years.[6][7]

Notable students[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hume Region 2012 Directory" (pdf). Victoria Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. p. 10,18. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "About us". Wanganui Park Secondary College home page. Wanganui Park Secondary College. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Managed Individual Pathways - Case Studies". State Government of Victoria, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. April 17, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Victorian Education Excellence Awards, 2008 Winners". State Government of Victoria, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. May 16, 2008. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Literacy and Numeracy Pilots". Australian Government, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. c. 2010. Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ Gavin McGrath (August 11, 2010). "FOOTBALL: Ballarat Clarendon College wins fifth Country Shield in row". The Courier (Ballarat). Retrieved May 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ Gav McGrath (July 28, 2011). "Grammar to push on after loss". The Courier (Ballarat). Retrieved May 18, 2012. 

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