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Welcome.

Collingwood College is an internationally accredited government school located in the inner-city suburb of Collingwood, close to the Melbourne CBD. Currently we are facilitating 813 students with a strong predicted growth for coming years.

The College teaches students from Prep to Year 12 living in the surrounding suburbs, and from many other areas of the city, and provides excellent educational facilities and a safe and friendly learning environment.

Progressive, student-centred teaching and learning approaches at primary and secondary level are offered, including VCE and Design options for senior students. The College is well-known as the pioneer school for the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program.

For enrolment enquiries, to book a College tour, or hire facilities, please contact us.

Posted: May 19th, 2021

Connected Campus

The new senior secondary campus for Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School.

Our new senior secondary campus for all future Year 11 and 12 students of Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School is fast becoming a reality. Building works are progressing well and the building is starting to take shape. The new campus is expected to open in early 2022.

To give you a sense of what it will be like to be a student in our Senior Program, take a 3D virtual tour through the campus and read the captions to learn about some of the highlights of the student experience. 

 
Posted: November 18th, 2020

Booklists 2021

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Campion book list orders are now open. You can place your order via the Campion online ordering portal or in person by visiting the Campion store at 94 McEwan Road, Heidelberg West.

Book ListsSteiner Book Lists
2021 Book list – Year 5
2021 Book list – Year 6
2021 Book list – Year 72021 Book list – Year 7 Steiner
2021 Book list – Year 82021 Book list – Year 8 Steiner
2021 Book list – Year 92021 Book list – Year 9 Steiner
2021 Book list – Year 10
2021 Book list – Year 11
2021 Book list – Year 12

Campion have two special offers this year:

  • All orders submitted by the 9th of December 2020 will receive free delivery.
  • A special price offer of $230 for the TI-Nspire CX II CAS Calculator is available if ordered before the 9th of December 2020 (Normal price $259.95)

Second hand books

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The college is conscious of the need to provide an efficient process for families to be able to buy and sell their second-hand textbooks and other student resources.

I am delighted to inform you of the school’s new initiative to provide parents with the ability to trade these second-hand items via the Sustainable School Shop website. www.sustainableschoolshop.com.au

Results from other schools have been excellent – families have enjoyed a very comprehensive and convenient method of buying and selling second-hand items.

The new service is very accessible, it preferences our school first and then provides access to buy and sell items with families attending other schools – many schools use this service. Access to second-hand textbooks, calculators, stationery, musical equipment, etc is available all year.

For the best results:

  • Register on the Sustainable School Shop website
  • List your items for sale
  • List wanted ads for those items you are looking to buy
  • The college’s booklists are loaded into the system to make listing ads easy
  • The system matches the ads of buyers with sellers and notifies the buyer via email
  • Buyers contact sellers and arrange where and when to trade
  • Most trading will occur with other parents from the school
  • Parents are well supported via Sustainable School Shop’s telephone (0438 743 444) and email help lines
  • The system is simple and easy to use – If you don’t have a computer, internet access or an email address, please call the Sustainable School Shop for assistance
  • You can pre-arrange the transaction and then trade after the texts are not required.

Families are offered three levels of access:

  • Search only – registering/logging-in on the Sustainable School Shop, searching all the for sale ads and gaining the sellers’ contact details is free.
  • Single items cost $1.50 to be advertised
  • Subscription – an annual subscription costs $21.95 and is the most anyone will pay. These are taken by families who have many items to advertise.
 
Posted: September 7th, 2020

Senior Secondary Program Partnership Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School

New senior secondary campus construction is underway 

We are excited that our senior secondary program partnership – which has been successfully co-delivered by Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School for over 10 years – will run from a contemporary, new, combined campus from term one, 2022. 

Construction of the campus is underway at the nearby historic Fitzroy Gasworks site on Queens Parade, Fitzroy North. During the build, the campus is known as ‘Fitzroy Gasworks (Senior Campus) (interim name)’ to reflect its geographic location. 

Our new campus will provide a dedicated senior secondary hub for students studying senior secondary programs and teaching staff. 

We will continue to offer our senior school partnership model from the new campus – providing students with a choice of VCE, VCAL and VET certificate courses along with a range of innovative senior programs. 

Our collaboration allows students to access an extensive range of subjects and a diversity of academic and vocational pathways, which will be further supported by these facilities. 

Senior secondary program partnership enrolments 

The designated neighbourhood zone (DNZ) for the Fitzroy Gasworks (Senior Campus) (interim name) is the Collingwood College DNZ and the Fitzroy High School DNZ together. 

Any student currently attending either of these schools or living in the Collingwood College DNZ or the Fitzroy High School DNZ – will be able to attend our senior secondary program campus. 

New campus origins 

Creating a new, combined senior secondary campus for our two existing and neighbouring, inner metropolitan schools – builds on our long-standing senior secondary program partnership. The campus will help ease enrolment pressures while also enhancing the learning experience for our students and the teaching environments for our staff. 

Facilities 

Some of the new facilities will include state-of-the-art general learning spaces, an arts and performance space, a digital design and technology hub, a wood and metalwork hub, and access to a rooftop terrace outdoor court and activity space

For construction updates 

Visit schoolbuildings.vic.gov.au/schools/Pages/FitzroyGasworksSeniorCampus.aspx

Email vsba@education.vic.gov.au

Phone 1800 896 950 

For enrolment and program inquiries contact 

Collingwood College 

collingwood.co@education.vic.gov.au

Phone 9417 6681

Download the 2021 Senior Program Guide here View the transition to senior pathways virtual information session here

 

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