College News

Bree receives VCAA Board Appreciation Award

July 21, 2017
2016 Galen Catholic College graduate Briellen Ramsay has been announced as a recipient of the 2017 VCAA Board Appreciation Awards.The Board Appreciation Awards celebrate the talent, hard work and dedication of VCE students whose works are featured in VCE Season of Excellence exhibitions. Winners receive a certificate and $1000 to… Read more

Galen teachers inspired by Sir John Jones

June 28, 2017
Teaching staff at Galen Catholic college had the opportunity to hear from the inspiring Sir John Jones yesterday at Catholic College Wodonga. During three sessions, staff were challenged in terms of their current teaching practice and questions were raised about looking forward to the future, catering to the needs of students… Read more

Vinnies Winter Appeal

June 22, 2017
Over the last three weeks the Galen community has donated much needed goods in support of the work of St Vincent de Paul. The Galen Social Justice Group and St Vincent de Paul would like to thank you all for your contribution of non-perishable items and money donations to buy… Read more

Refugee Week Circle of Silence

June 22, 2017
Staff and students stood in solidarity last Thursday 22nd June by participating in a ‘Circle of Silence’. The Circle of Silence was an opportunity for the Galen community to express support for people seeking asylum, and encourage reflection and discussion about the treatment of refugees and people seeking asylum in… Read more

Meg Allan accepted into University of Melbourne Girl Power in STEM program

June 8, 2017
Congratulations to Meg Allan (Year 9) who has been selected as one of 30 students across Victoria, into The University of Melbourne’s Girl Power in STEM Program.Meg was very excited to receive confirmation that she had been accepted into the program. She will attend a three-day camp at University of… Read more

Community Engagement at Galen with Dr George Otero

June 7, 2017
Unearthing the capacity within school communities to build every child’s achievement, wellbeing, life chances and spirit of serviceOn Tuesday 6th June a group of invited Galen staff, parents and community members gathered for a shared lunch and conversation with Dr George Otero, Founder of The Center for Relational Learning. George… Read more

Timor Leste Immersion 2017

Galen on-show at Top Arts 2017

Congratulations to 2016 graduate, Bree Ramsay who’s work is currently on-show at Top Arts 2017. The highly anticipated annual exhibition held at NGV Australia – Federation Square showcases top Unit 3/4 work from across the state. Bree’s stop-motion animation work came to fruition over countless hours with small scenes and props created almost entirely with cut paper. View her animation, ‘Life That Glows’ below:

Galen Catholic College is a Year 7 to 12 co-educational Catholic College located in Wangaratta, North East Victoria. With an enrolment of 1100 students and 120 full and part time staff, Galen offers a dynamic curriculum where students can grow, learn, develop their faith and become successful graduates. 

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Prospective parents & students

Enrolment Information

For information about enrolments, fees and uniform at Galen, simply click on the link below.

Enrolments 

 

Curriculum

Galen offers a broad and enriching curriculum to cater for a range of learners.

Curriculum

Mini-school structure

Year levels at Galen are arranged into three mini-schools to provide a smooth progression from Year 7 to 12.

Our mini-schools

Pastoral Care

We have well-established wellbeing support in place to encourage the development and success of the students in our care.

Wellbeing

 

“Galen offers immense opportunities for our students to succeed, and we provide an extraordinary level of pastoral care to foster their learning and growth as individuals. The focus on social justice that Galen fosters makes our school a special place.

The gospel values are our ideals.”

Bernard Neal – Principal

A vision for the future of Galen

Galen Catholic College has engaged with No.42 Architects since early 2014. Together, we’ve been collaboratively planning for future growth and infrastructure at the College.

Click on the link below to download a copy of the various stages of development planned for the College.

 Download Galen’s Master Plan


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