Lakes Entrance Secondary College offers a comprehensive and innovative curriculum program at all year levels from year 7 to 12. In years 11 and 12 students can choose to study towards either VCAL or VCE certificate. The College also offers VET courses both on and off campus, and boasts strong programs in Sport and Music. In Year 9 students undertake the off-campus experiential engagement program CATCH, designed to broaden perspectives and potentials.
With strong ties to local businesses and community groups, Lakes Entrance Secondary College is an engaged and active part of the local community. The college hosts major community events throughout the year, including the interschool ANZAC Ceremony, the East Gippsland Music Festival and the Annual Lakes Entrance Debutante Ball. And the community within the college is just as robust, with a strong and active Student Leadership Council and a friendly (but highly competitive) Inter House Competition.
Lakes Entrance Secondary College is the sole secondary school provider in Lakes Entrance. As such, it occupies a prominent and significant role in the town and is a focus of community and educational connections. The College has 300 students drawn from the Primary schools of Swan Reach, Nungurner, Lakes Entrance, Toorloo Arm and Metung. The College serves the needs of a diverse population, where the economy of the town is largely based upon the fishing industry, and a variety of services and trades, agriculture, and tourism. The location is a superb combination of ocean and forest, with a mild and temperate climate year round, abundant opportunities for exploring, hiking, trail riding, surfing, walking and with proximity to the ski fields. Restaurants and cafes abound and the area is growing in recognition for its infrastructure development, reasonably priced housing and growth potential. Roads in and out are excellent and the atmosphere is welcoming and inclusive. The College is proud to reap the benefits of all of these desirable factors. Working at Lakes Entrance Secondary College brings with it abundant life style and professional potential. Connections to community are well established and gratifying.
Made up of Department of Education and Training Employees, Parents and Community Representatives, the Lakes Entrance Secondary College School Council is a legally formed body that is given powers to set the key directions of the college. It is the major governing body of the school.
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DATES & TIMES
TERM 1 THUR JAN 28 > THUR APR 1
TERM 2 MON APR 19 > FRI JUN 25
TERM 3 MON JUL 12 > FRI SEP 17
TERM 4 MON OCT 04 > MON DEC 17
SESSION 1 > 9:00 - 10:00 CHANGEOVER > 10:00 - 10:05
SESSION 2 > 10:05 - 11:05
RECESS > 11:05 - 11:25
SESSION 3 > 11:25 - 12:25 CHANGEOVER > 12.25 - 12:30
SESSION 4 >12:30 - 1:30
LUNCH > 1:30 - 2:10
SESSION 5 > 2:10 - 3:10
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