College News

Revised plans for Founders’ Day 2017

August 17, 2017
In light of the sudden death of Year 9 student Ben Northey, we’ve changed our plans for Founders’ Day 2017. The Year 12 REconnect day will still go ahead as planned from periods 3 through to 5. The rest of the school will participate in a Founders’ Day ceremony during… Read more

In memory of Ben Northey

August 17, 2017
Dear Galen Community,It is with great sadness that our Galen Catholic Community mourns the death of Year 9 student, Ben Northey, who passed away on Wednesday evening (16/8/2017).Galen is a tight knit community and the loss of a student is felt deeply by all. Our hearts go out to the… Read more

Proposed Uniform Changes – Have your say!

August 8, 2017
Dear Members of the Galen Community,The Galen Catholic College uniform committee was set up last year by the Galen School Board to review the current school uniform and make recommendations to the Board on how to improve it. The committee is made up of parents, school leaders and uniform shop… Read more

Timeline for new Year 7 students (2018)

August 7, 2017
Wednesday 30th August – Year 7 2018 Testing DayThis is NOT an entrance test. Your son/daughter’s enrolment with us has been finalised once you accept the position and pay the deposit.The purpose of the assessment is to provide us with information about your son/daughter’s skills in language and mathematics. It… Read more

And that’s a wrap! Term 3 – Week 2 News at Galen

July 27, 2017
It’s almost the end of Week 2 Term 3 and what a busy one it has been!From students joining the audience for the live screening of Q&A on ABC, to a jam-packed Senior Info Night, guest author Scot Gardner inspired our Year 9s and VET Hospitality students cooked up a… Read more

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

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.




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


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.



“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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