Principal's Message





Welcome to Point Cook



Dear Parents/ Guardians, Welcome to Point Cook P-9 College. In choosing our school for your child’s education, you are entering into a most significant and valuable partnership. The importance of this partnership between home and school is reflected in both the students’ learning and the students’ sense of belonging to the school community. Point Cook P-9 College is proud to offer a learning environment that is reflective of 21st Century design and is committed to providing your child with innovative teaching approaches. Our staff are caring passionate people who are committed to providing the best education for all our students. Our aim is to ensure we cater for not only your child’s academic success but also their wellbeing. Our state of the art facility provides the very best in contemporary educational design and promote active student-centred learning through the creation of adaptable, functional spaces. Our State of the art buildings consist of General Learning and Teaching areas, a Learning Resource Centre/Library, full size indoor gymnasium/basketball cour, performing arts/music room, spaces for food technology, design, arts, STEM/Technology centre and a community space managed by the YMCA. Teams of educators work together to plan and teach a comprehensive curriculum and to provide rich learning environments for all students. Our programs are supported by contemporary resources and the latest research on teaching and learning. Our College provides access to an education that is seamless from Fundation right through to Year 9 and is divided in to three sub schools, • Junior School for Prep to Year 2 students, • Middle School for Year 3 to Year 6 Students • Senior School for Year 7 to Year 9 students. The curriculum and teaching strategies in each sub school encourage our students to have high expectations of themselves. The curriculum at our College is developed using an inquiry approach, where students are encouraged to take an active role in investigating and responding to areas of personal interest. The Victorian Curriculum forms a basis for teacher planning and curriculum implementation. A range of extra-curricular opportunities are offered to students, from music tuition, languages and sporting activities. Please enquire at the office for a description of programs and activities. The Student Leadership system at point Cook College provides students from all year levels with leadership training and skill developments, and there are many opportunities to experience positions of responsibility. Our students relish the opportunity to make decisions, take on responsibility and have an input into the direction of the college. The wellbeing of our students and staff is of the utmost importance to us. The high calibre Student Wellbeing team, consists of speech therapists, social workers, counsellors, ESO- Integration aides and DET SSSO staff provide support and guidance for our students, staff and families. The college has been designed as a community hub and encourages community use and additional community facilities and programs through a partnership with the YMCA. The relationships between the staff, students, parents and the community is a fundamental strength of our College. Parent involvement and participation in a variety of college activities is a significant feature of our college life and is actively encouraged and greatly valued. There is a common community interest to work towards the provision of quality education for students at Point Cook P-9 College. We trust you will find your experience at Point Cook P-9 College an enjoyable and rewarding one.

Kind Regards,

Mandy O’Mara