As Principal, I would like to welcome you to the Tallangatta Secondary College website and 2022 school year. We strive to deliver high quality state education, providing a student – centered learning environment that is ‘Big enough to deliver and small enough to care’.
Our Vision is to empower all to become resilient and confident lifelong learners with a strong sense of self and community.
Our Values are RESPECT, EMPATHY, ATTITUDE and LEARNING
Learner Dispositions – we harness learner agency and empower students to become resilient, resourceful, relating, and reflective learners.
Tallangatta Secondary College operates a Vertical Modular Grouping unit system (VMG) of curriculum organisation, which offers semester and term length units of study across all Learning areas (Science, Languages, Humanities, Maths, English, Design & Creativity, Health, Outdoor Education & PE). Curriculum is backward mapped to ensure it is guaranteed and viable. The College also offers a comprehensive VCE, VET and VCAL program. A Job Skills and Pathway coordinator ensures no student leaves school without a pathway to further education, training, or employment.
For our Year 9 students, we proudly offer a compulsory integrated unit called Future Makers The program includes a 14-day residential program at the Bogong Outdoor School in term 4.
In addition to the curriculum and integrated unit offerings, the College offers a broad range of co-curricular programs including; Advance (Youth Crew), Tallangatta Herald Newspaper, Instrumental Music and School Production, Biennial Central Australia tour and Overland Trek and reciprocated visits with sister school, SMK Datuk Peter Mojuntin in Malaysia.
School Wide Positive Behaviour Support framework (SWPBS) builds a positive learning environment, along with 7 – 12 REAL homegroups each morning and REAL mentors. The College wellbeing team includes a school nurse, Mental Health Practitioner, Social worker and Chaplain.
Thank you for visiting the website and please do not hesitate to contact the College if you require any further information.