Congratulations to the 2020 Year 12 students on their perseverance and hard work to achieve excellent results in their senior subjects, VET certificates, ATAR outcomes and QCE achievements. The outstanding results affirm the College’s mission to provide excellence in education and reflects our high-quality approach to teaching.
- 5% of the Year 12 cohort achieved an ATAR of 95 or above, placing them in the top 5% of the state (the equivalent of an OP 1-3)
- 17% of the Year 12 cohort achieved an ATAR of 90 or above, placing them in the top 10% of the state (the equivalent of an OP 1-5)
- 43% of the Year 12 cohort achieved an ATAR of 75 or above, placing them in the top 25% of the state (the equivalent of an OP 1-10)
The students receiving our highest results (90+) studied a diverse range of subjects including, Mathematical Methods, Legal Studies, Ancient History, Physics, Chinese, Chemistry and Art. A powerful reminder that passion and enthusiasm for a subject lie at the heart of excellent outcomes.
Every student graduates TLC with a qualification. 98% secured a QCE, 64% completed a Certificate III course, 4% completed a Certificate IV course, and 14% graduated with more than one VET qualification.
The Lakes College would also like to acknowledge the 15 students from our Year 12 cohort who secured early entry to a university course of their choice for 2021, highlighting the wide range of pathways available to students at our College.
The College is proud of the diverse range of opportunities that is offered to ensure that every student pathway is valued and supported. We do not doubt that the Year 12 cohort will lead lives of character and fulfilment, and we look forward to celebrating their successes – not just this year, but for many years to come.
Welcome to The Lakes College and thank you for considering our school for your child. Our College is a vibrant Prep to Year 12 learning 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. Here at The Lakes, relationships matter every day.
Our College is a place of BELONGING of BELIEVING and for BECOMING, as we seek to partner with families to grow young people who are FUTURE ready.
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 Science, foreign language, the arts and physical activity, our students are encouraged to explore and develop their interests, gifts and passions.
Our dedicated staff at the forefront of curriculum and pedagogical practice, delivering learning within the College’s state of the art facilities, as we strive to be leaders in inspirational and innovative learning. Our students experience a learning journey tailored to support the best outcomes for the individual child.
Our tailored ‘Find Your North’ Wellbeing program, 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 large flexible, technology enabled learning spaces, Cafe, Food Technology and Visual Arts Centre, a purpose designed Language Centre and a cutting-edge Industrial Technology Centre, with our Pool and Sports facility coming soon.
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.
BELONGING. BELIEVING. BECOMING.
This is our Character, this is who we are.
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