Principal’s Message


Students graduate from Doncaster Secondary College being inter-culturally capable and equipped to make a difference as socially and ethically responsible citizens

On behalf of the community of Doncaster Secondary College, I welcome all parents of our new students and especially those whose association with the College is just beginning.  Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision and I trust the accompanying information will assist you and your child.

Doncaster Secondary College prides itself on getting the best from students. The growth of each individual student is a focus and our excellent VCE outcomes are one reflection of this.  At the same time, we recognise that we must ‘work together and learn together’ if students are to achieve their potential.  The co-operative effort of students, parents and teachers is at the heart of the excellent outcomes achieved and pathways followed by our students.

Our College prides itself on the broad curricular and co-curricular programs available to students, on the highly positive attitude and behaviour of our students and on the constant focus by our professional staff on developing and transforming teaching approaches to best meet the needs of students.

Developments over the years have ensured that we have many outstanding facilities for our students and staff.  Our commitment to “Whole Child Education” and the “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” principle is reflected in our construction of a state of the art, two court sport stadium that opened in January.  We are dedicated to students’ physical, social and emotional development and to continuing our proud tradition of success in sporting endeavours.

At Doncaster Secondary College, we aim to provide excellence in all our education programs. High expectations are reflected through high levels of student responsibility and conduct and in student high success rate in relation to entrance to tertiary education and employment.

We know that at Doncaster Secondary College we offer an outstanding educational program in equally outstanding facilities. We know that we care for our students, in partnership with parents, in a way that provides students with the best opportunity to achieve success and to enjoy their school years. We know that the outcomes achieved by our students and the highly successful pathways they follow reflect the excellent education they experience at our College.

We are certain that you will find Doncaster Secondary College to be an excellent choice of secondary school for your child.

Éva McMaster