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Kolbe Catholic College, Greenvale

Kolbe Catholic College is a Catholic secondary college situated in Greenvale Lakes, Victoria, Australia.[1]

Kolbe Catholic College
Location
Greenvale Lakes, Victoria
Coordinates 37°36′54″S 144°54′34″E / 37.61500°S 144.90944°E / -37.61500; 144.90944Coordinates: 37°36′54″S 144°54′34″E / 37.61500°S 144.90944°E / -37.61500; 144.90944
Information
Type Catholic secondary college
Established 2008
Principal Anthony Kirley
Years offered 7–12
Enrolment 906

Kolbe Catholic College was named after St Maximilian Kolbe, who died in Auschwitz concentration camp on 14 August 1941. Its student numbers will reach up to 1060 for Years 7 to 12. In 2009 Year 7 and 8 students have newly constructed blocks specially constructed for their requirements.

Contents

HousesEdit

There are 6 House groups, each with a House Leader and ten House Captains (7-9,11&12). The Houses are:

  • Chisholm(Yellow)
  • Dunlop(Orange)
  • Frassati(Red)
  • Mackillop(Green)
  • Romero(Purple)
  • Teresa(Blue)

Every year one of the above houses win a shield named "Calthorpe Shield". The winners were:

House Year
Chisholm 2010
Romero 2011
Dunlop 2012

CurriculumEdit

Kolbe's curriculum includes

Year 7

  • Communication (English)
  • Science
  • LOTE (Italian)
  • Mathematics
  • Health & Physically Education
  • Music
  • Wood Technology
  • Journey in Faith (Religion Education)
  • Drama
  • Visual Arts
  • Sport

Year 8

  • English
  • Science
  • LOTE (Italian)
  • Mathematics
  • Journey in Faith (Religion Education)
  • Humanities
  • Sport

(Electives)

  • Health & Physically Education
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Food Technology
  • Visual Arts

(Learning-enhanced activities)

  • Inquire Mined Program (IMP)

Year 9

  • English
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Journey in Faith (Religion Education)
  • Health & Physically Education
  • Humanities
  • Sport

(Electives)

  • Game Play & Health Promotion
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Food Technology (Design)
  • Food Technology (Taste By Asia)
  • LOTE (Italian)
  • Visual Arts
  • Multimedia
  • Visual Communication & Design
  • Wood Technology

(Learning-enhanced activities)

  • Learning Enhancement Activity Day (LEAD)

Year 10

  • English
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Journey in Faith (Religion Education)
  • Health & Physically Education (one Semester)
  • Humanities (one Semester)

(Electives)

  • Drama
  • Music
  • LOTE (Italian)
  • Art
  • Media Studies
  • Visual Communication & Design
  • Wood Technology
  • Exercise Sports Science
  • Outdoor Education & Environmental Studies
  • Literature
  • Extension Maths 1 (Semester one only)
  • Extension Maths 2 (Semester two only)
  • Chemistry
  • Systems Technology Robotics
  • Food Technology (Cake Decorating)
  • Commerce
  • Psychology
  • Photography
  • Australia In The Modern World
  • Economics
  • Our Changing Environment
  • Powerful People
  • Lifestyle,Diet & Fitness (Girls Only)

(Learning-enhanced activities)

  • Pathways

Year 11 & 12

  • VCE Subjects
  • VCAL Subjects

FacilitiesEdit

  • Building A (2009)
  • Building B (2009)
  • Building C/Administration (2010)
  • Science Building (2011)
  • Gymnasium (2011)
  • State Of The Art Building (2011)
  • Senior Building/VCE/VCAL (2013)
  • 4 Out Door Basketball Courts (2009)
  • Soccer Pitch

ActivitiesEdit

The college runs many annual events such as:

  • Swimming Carnival
  • Athletics carnival
  • Cross Country
  • Presentation Night
  • College FEAST Day
  • Performing arts evening
  • House Feast Day (different day for each house)

Every year level (7-10) in the college takes part in a sport competition called Premiere league, where the selected year level compete in more than six sport against other high schools around Melbourne that are part of the SACCSS association. Sports include:

Soccer (Male) Soccer (Female) AFL Basketball (Male) Basketball (female) Volleyball (Male) volleyball (Female) Cricket Netball
Year 7 o o o o o o o o
Year 8 o o o o o o o o
Year 9 o o o o o o o o
Year 10 o o o o o o o o

o= Yes the sport in played Empty= The sport is not played in that year level

ReferencesEdit