School Profile

School Profile

 

At Belmont High School our purpose is to provide an environment that nurtures the wellbeing of all students, and provides successfully for their ongoing learning and variety of academic needs. Our innovative academic and extensive co-curricular programs challenge and engage all students. At Belmont High School our outstanding technology facilities and commitment to students ensures a school that students and staff enjoy being at, and speak of highly.
Our motto, Strive for the Highest, underpins our work with young people.
Programming at Belmont High School ensures that:
through the Transition Years, students successfully become a part of our unique and supportive culture;
in the Middle Years, students are engaged in broad, dynamic and innovative learning;
the needs of Later Years students are addressed through the provision of pathway planning and
significant options for study and post school destinations;
individual needs of students are catered for through the provision of programs such as: Managed
Individual Pathways, Individual Learning Programs, Student Support Groups;
the strong and vibrant tradition of co-curricular programs continues to flourish.
Belmont High School (enrolment of 1,180 students) is a large secondary school in the City of Greater Geelong, Victoria. Established in 1955, the majority of the student enrolment is drawn from the Belmont/Highton area, but
there is significant demand for places from a wider area. Belmont High School is one of three stat e secondary education providers south of the Barwon River.
The school attaches great importance to:
maintenance of high academic standards
students striving for personal excellence
the development of student self-discipline and independence
personal development of students, maximising their potential
the building of mutual respect and cooperation between staff and students and within each of these groups
the provision of opportunities for students to exhibit leadership and citizenship
its co-curricular and camping program.
For more information about our School Profile, refer to pages 4-5 of the Student Handbook (PDF)