At Emmaus College, the secondary years are designed to develop our students in mind, body and spirit. The curriculum challenges students to think critically and creatively, identify and solve problems and communicate effectively. Outdoor education, sport, drama, debating, music, community service and opportunities for student leadership further broaden the Emmaus experience.
Emmaus College promotes and fosters continued growth in and knowledge of the Catholic faith - students are also encouraged to apply this faith through service to the community.
In all things we support and encourage our students to do their best.
Vermont South Campus
Vermont South Years 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
The Vermont South Campus is situated at 503 Springvale Road, Vermont South with the entrance in Hawthorn Road. The campus has generous sporting facilities with an oval at the western end of the campus and a synthetic playing field at the eastern end. There are also tennis courts, netball courts and the newly constructed stadium.
The state-of-the-art multi-purpose Tony Frizza Stadium is strikingly innovative in design, using the Danpalon cladding material relatively new to Australia. This ensures optimal natural light during daylight hours and enhances the feel of spaciousness in the building.
Burwood Year 9 Campus
The Burwood Campus is located on Warrigal Road in Burwood, next door to St Benedict's Church and parish Primary School. The Campus accommodates some 220 students in Year 9 in an exciting program which is called Y9@E. While the Burwood Campus is small in size it offers a range of facilities that complement the teaching and learning program and provides some recreational spaces.
The Burwood Campus has functional Science laboratories which area also used for Systems. A fully equipped kitchen allows for Food Technology to be taught as part of the Year 9 program and a Hall that can seat two hundred at ground level and a further one hundred and twenty five in a mezzanine area.
The learning programs offered by the College are designed to cater for the diverse needs, abilities and aptitude of our students. The programs offered at Years 7 - 10 have been designed to prepare students for the Victorian Certificate of Education, VET in Schools Program, VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) and to maximise future pathways.
At every Year level a wide range of subjects are available to students. The range of subjects covers the learning areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education, Technology, Language Other Than English (LOTE), Humanities, the Arts and Religious Education. The program provided ensures a sound general education.
Emmaus College offers a comprehensive program of co-curricular opportunities for students. These opportunities are designed to complement the formal curriculum offered. Activities offered to students ensure that their talents and interests are developed further. All students are encouraged to partake in the wide variety of activities.
- Drama plays
- Debutante balls
- Study tours to various locations in Australia and overseas
- Competition sport - EISM