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Principal's Welcome

Welcome to The Lakes College and thank you for considering our school for your child. Our College is a vibrant community committed to developing young people of character who embody the Christ-centred values of our community. Our nurturing environment supports each child find success as a learner.

At the Lakes College we understand learning as a lifelong pursuit and that everyone – staff, students and parents – are all ‘Lakes Learners’. We strive to deliver dynamic and rich programs designed to enliven creativity and curiosity while empowering learners to face challenge, build resilience and grow in integrity as they engage in a global world now and into the future.

Our college values, relationship standards and a commitment to excellence form the environment of care, growth and expectation that builds a firm foundation for learner success. With a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy and focus on foreign language, the arts and physical activity, our students are encouraged to explore and develop their interests, gifts and passions.

Our dedicated staff support differentiation in the curriculum, tailoring each student’s schooling experience according to their aptitude, to ensure the best outcomes for the individual child.

As we strive to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning the College’s state of the art facilities coupled with extensive pastoral care equips students for the technological, economic, social and personal impacts of the future. We continue to remain at the frontier of contemporary, educational practice, ensuring that our learning environment is well-provisioned to meet the needs of an ever-changing technological landscape, equipping our students to be contributors in a global society.

As the Lakes College continues to grow, so do our plans for the future.Recent expansion of our Secondary facilities includes, a large, flexible, technology enabled learning space, Cafe, Food Technology and Visual Arts Centre, a purpose designed Language Centre and a cutting-edge Industrial Technology Centre, with more to come.

The marks of the Christian mission of the Uniting Church underpin our philosophy and all that we aim to achieve. We believe that every person is deserving of respect and kindness and these values build a genuine commitment to our faith, helping to create a caring community like no other.

I warmly invite you to come and experience what The Lakes College is all about and I look forward to welcoming your family into ours.

Nicole Gregory