Canberra Private Schools introduces Mckinnon Secondary College in McKinnon, for all your education and learning for your childs future, We invite you to explore and learn more about the quality 21st Century education with Mckinnon Secondary College.
McKinnon Secondary College is a year 7 to 12 co-educational school with a student population of over 1400. The College was founded in 1954 in the south eastern Melbourne suburb of McKinnon. It has developed a proud reputation for academic excellence and instrumental music performance. The college is consistently one of the best-performing non-selective government schools in Victoria.
There are consistently more applications for entry to year 7 than places available. In recent years there have been 100 more applications for year seven than places available. Most students who attend McKinnon aspire to university. Over 50% of our students participate in the instrumental music program.
A McKinnon education aims to enhance the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students and to develop students’ abilities. We strive to maintain a positive, caring and safe learning environment in which all students are provided with the opportunity to achieve success. Opportunities for success are provided within a challenging, comprehensive curriculum and an extensive co-curricular program.
Steeped in history, Mckinnon Secondary College is one of the popular school in the McKinnon area. Our aim is clear and present in all aspects of the school. Respect, Compassion and Resilience are some of the qualities demonstrated towards the personal attributes we strive to gain and display in our community.
We endeavour to celebrate each other’s uniqueness by providing opportunity for all and to develop a culture that identifies that the journey towards excellence is often paved with trial and error, risk taking, learning from mistakes, flexibility and adaptability. We believe that encouraging students to take ownership of the learning is critical in achieving the best learning outcomes and that implicit in this concept is that students learn their own areas of strength and areas of development, through useful and explicit feedback.
We invite you to explore our website and learn more about the quality 21st Century education Mckinnon Secondary College offers all children who enrol in our school.
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