Melton Road, Gisborne, Victoria 3437 - (03) 5428 3691


Welcome to Gisborne Secondary

Welcome to 2015 at Gisborne Secondary College. Our secondary college is an integral part of the Macedon Ranges Community. Our well resourced campus is located in the township of Gisborne 20 minutes from the outer suburbs of Melbourne.

Established in 1981, Gisborne Secondary College provides a safe, expansive and future focused learning environment for 1020 students in Years 7 to 12.


Transition from Primary School

Grade 5 & 6 students spend at least four days at Gisborne Secondary College before beginning here each new academic year. The learning centres, combined with a peer mentoring program, ensure that every Year 7 student is closely monitored and their learning is targeted.Read more...


Gisborne Secondary College has a broad, diverse and well-documented curriculum that puts puts the students at the centre. With over 65 VCE, VCAL and VET units on offer every year the college offers a learning program second to none. Read more...

Pathways to the future

Gisborne Secondary's Career Pathway Planning programming assists each student to select and explore engaging career options right from day one. The college links with the University of Melbourne, Deakin University and Federation University, as well as providing significant VET, apprenticeship and traineeship options. Read more...
  • Curriculum

    Gisborne Secondary College is proud to be able to offer our students a wide range of subjects. Our extensive facilities enable us to offer both technical and academic courses.


    Post Compulsory

    The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is the certificate that the majority of students in Victoria receive on satisfactory completion of their secondary education.
    Gisborne Secondary College also offers the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) as a valid alternative to the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE).
    Gisborne Secondary College offers a broad range of vocational education opportunities for students.

  • The House and Mentor system provides a unique opportunity for students to engage with the broader aspects of school life, form important and lifelong relationships with others and experience a wide range of leadership opportunities.



  • Gisborne Secondary College values respect, diversity, innovation and achievement. Through a wide range of learning opportunities, students develop fulfilling and independent lives.

    We care for our environment. We treat each other with care, civility and empathy. We listen to each other.

    We accept each other, and acknowledge the right to express our individuality within the College rules and ethos.

    We value the freedom to generate ideas, to create and to change things for the better.

    We aspire to our best and celebrate excellence in all its forms.

    In valuing the right of every student to reach their full potential, the college creates a positive, friendly and safe environment, which engenders in students self-confidence, self-efficacy and a sense of pride and direction. Our students are well-behaved, polite, courteous and happy. We are proud of their significant achievements in science and technology, English literature, performing and visual arts and sport.

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Current News

  • Gisborne Secondary College Receives Excellence In Careers Award

    The Gisborne Secondary College Careers Team has received the Maryanne Mooney Excellence in Careers Services Perpetual Trophy for 2014.

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  • Textiles

    This semester, students in the Garment Construction class at GSC have been making soft toys for charity. All together they made 32 soft toys which will be divided between two charities. New beginnings, Doula Support in Papua New Guinea and Chumkriel Language School, which is in Kampot, Cambodia.

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  • Bus Travel

    Students are reminded to travel on their allocated bus ONLY.
    In an emergency, our bus rolls must be accurate and up to date.
    Provision for students needing to travel on different buses for sporting / work / or other reasons is not possible.
    Only in an emergency, can we allow students to travel on a different bus, with written permission needed from the student’s parent / guardian.

  • Primary Enrichment Program

    Educational Learning Experience


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Contact Us

College Reception, Hours of Business: 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday

Gisborne Secondary College
Melton Rd, Gisborne, 3437

Principal: Andrew Robertson

Telephone: (03)5428 3691
Fax: (03)5428 4018
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Student Absences - before 9.00am, Telephone: (03)5428 0899

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To complete a pre-enrolment enquiry, click on the Enrolment Enquiry Page

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Melton Rd, Gisborne, Victoria