Principal's Message

Welcome to Wheelers Hill Secondary College. We have a fine tradition of academic excellence, a breadth of programs and opportunities, outstanding facilities and a vibrant community of parents, students and teachers who are committed to the best possible outcomes for all.


Our motto, "Be The Best That You Can Be", encourages of our College community to achieve their full potential in all of their endeavours. At Wheelers Hill Secondary College, we provide a tremendous range of opportunities specificially designed to help our students to achieve success - and be the very best that they can be.


Our Values

As a school that values respect, excellence and creativity, Wheelers Hill Secondary College strives to develop students who are ready to embrace the future as well-rounded global citizens. We encourage students at our College to be strive for excellence in all of their endeavours.

There are three principal values at Wheelers Hill Secondary College:

Respect | We promote respectful, inclusive and positive relationships. Our students and staff act with integrity, and value diversity in all its forms.


Excellence | We provide opportunities for students to demonstrate excellence in all areas of learning and teaching by adopting a focused and committed educational approach.


Creativity | We value a creative approach to learning and teaching. Our student and staff are encouraged to seek innovative and creative solutions to problems.

Our Vision

We pride ourselves on providing learning opportunities to our students in the following areas:

  • Academic excellence across all learning domains
  • Sport & Physical Engagement
  • Performing Arts
  • Student Leadership in our Community

Wheelers Hill Secondary College is built on positive relationships. We provide an educational experience that is accessible, meaningful, and relevant to the unique demands of Twenty-First Century living.

Our School

The efforts of our hard working staff and the programs we have implemented have a positive impact on student learning. Our teachers and support staff have the talent, experiences, and skills to get the best out of students. Our staff are committed to the success of our students, together with their own professional growth.


We are focussed on maximising our student outcomes. We have high expectations for student attendance and effort. We seek the support of all families to provide maximum encouragement and support for their students. 


We offer core and extra-curricula programs at all levels, directed towards academic success, student wellbeing, and positive pathways. From sports, music, debating, and SRC, to camps, international tours and challenge programs, we provide opportunities for a huge range of student interests and learning styles. Our International Student Program (or ISP) continues to be an important part of the College.


Our innovative Extension & Enrichment Program has a particular focus on extending Literacy and Numeracy competencies to enhance outcomes in all studies, and has proven to be very successful. 

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is becoming more and more of a feature within the College, and we look forward to the inclusion of our ACE and VCAL Programs in 2021 and beyond.


We have a strong Student Leadership Program, including 'Student Agency'. We encourage and support our students to develop their confidence and build their skills by responding positively to the many challenges they experience, and by contributing to the development of our school and the broader community. Our Year 9 Community Connections Program is an excellent example of how students connect with their community.

We have facilities that have undertaken major developments, including our refurbished Gymnasium and Performing Arts Complex, now known as The Bunjil Centre, together with our VCE Centre. All of our facilities are well presented, supporting teaching and learning in all areas.

Wheelers Hill Secondary College is built on positive relationships allowing for our students to be the best that they can be.  We provide an educational experience that is accessible, meaningful and relevant.


I am confident that we offer outstanding educational opportunities. I encourage you to visit our College, seek further information if required or tour the school. I am certain you will be impressed by what we have to offer at our great school


Aaron Smith
Principal, Wheelers Hill Secondary College

Mr. Aaron Smith

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