Sunbury Downs College is a vibrant Year 7 to 12 coeducational secondary college in Sunbury, offering a rich educational experience in an environment that encourages excellent outcomes for all students.
The college offers a wide range of programs catering for all students, with a strong emphasis on developing individual wellbeing and positive interpersonal relationships.
The curriculum provides a comprehensive teaching and learning program in core subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Health and Physical Education, Arts, Technology and Languages (Italian). The college also offers a range of VCE subjects, including Vocational Education and Training (VET) together with a structured and rigorous VCAL program in Years 11 to 12 which caters for students with an interest and passion for applied learning.
Sunbury Downs College is the only secondary school in the area that offers an Accelerated Curriculum and Enrichment (ACE) program, extending students through a challenging curriculum including early commencement of VCE. The ACE program is a select entry course with enrolment from the feeder primary schools for students in Years 7 to 9.
The college offers a wide range of inclusive activities and programs which cater to all students, including debating, public speaking, maths club, drama club and choir. There are year level and specialised camps and excursions, including a bi-annual overseas Italian study tour. It also offers instrumental music and presents a highly acclaimed musical production, enabling students to excel in an environment that fosters participation, responsibility and teamwork outside the classroom.
Sunbury Downs College is proud of the work and support provided to students and the college community by its wellbeing team, learning support team and careers coordinator. Wellbeing programs complement teaching, learning and extra-curricular programs. Learning support focuses on assisting students with additional needs while the careers coordinator provides valuable advice as students transition to university, TAFE and the workforce.
The college values of Respect, Resilience, Ambition and Community are embedded within the school’s teaching and learning practices. These core values support a culture of participation and excellence based on developing positive relationships and personal growth by all community members.
Sunbury Downs College is located at 148-174 Mitchells Lane, Sunbury. For more information or to book a tour, visit www.sunburydowns.vic.com.au or phone (03) 9744 0500.