At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster class heating and cooling.
The world’s most prestigious university rankings have come with a stark warning as “declining” Australian institutions struggle to absorb federal funding cuts.
St Albans Secondary College is the best performing Brimbank school based on VCE results, according to Good Education Group.
Supersized schools are being proposed to cater for booming student numbers, with soaring enrolments prompting one school to truck in almost 50 portables and run five staggered lunchtimes.
New data from The Good Schools Guide regarding Year 7 enrolments has revealed the top growth areas in metropolitan Melbourne over the last 10 years.
Secondary schools at Tarneit and Hoppers Crossing are in for a tight squeeze with limited places available to cater to the numbers of pupils graduating to secondary schools.
With just four secondary schools expected to take on many thousands of primary school graduates over coming years, Melton faces an “alarming” shortage of education options.
Melbourne’s outer north is facing an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools, education experts are warning.
Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing a high school crush with an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools.