College News


Lego creates a Mindstorm for Year 8s

August 27, 2015
For most students, a school subject based around Lego construction would hardly seem like serious, academic learning. However, for a group of Year 8 Galen Catholic College boys, Lego isn’t just for little kids! Students studying a Robotics elective at the school have been working with Lego Mindstorm kits for the past few weeks. “Through … Read more

An Indonesian cultural immersion

August 25, 2015
Last Thursday, all Year 7 students were involved in Indonesian Day. The students participated in a range of activities, including: Angklung (Indonesian bamboo musical instrument), Dance, Gamelan (Indonesian musical instrument) and Indonesian village games. One Year 7 student commented, “My favourite activity was the dancing because we got to dress up”.Following this, the Year 8 … Read more

Grade 6 into Year 7 (2016) Timeline

August 20, 2015
Wednesday 26th August – Year 7 2016 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 assists us in identifying possible … Read more

Galen celebrates Founders’ Day 2015

August 20, 2015
With a clear sky, the sun shone brightly as staff and students came together in unity for Galen’s annual Founders’ Day last Tuesday, giving the school community an opportunity to celebrate their Brigidine and Marist heritage.In contrast to previous years, Founders’ Day 2015 was a full day event where students were called upon to reflect … Read more

A touch of Italy at Galen

August 14, 2015
Galen’s Italian LOTE students were treated to a cultural immersion on Friday 14th August, with a host of workshops during the day. From traditional Commedia dell’Arte performances, to Venetian style mask making and of course, cooking lessons!The lead up to lunch was a highlight of the day, as students were joined by Bastoni Pizzeria (Myrtelford) … Read more

Galen set to celebrate annual Founders’ Day

August 13, 2015
Students at Galen Catholic College are anticipating their annual college Founders’ Day, which will take place on Tuesday next week. Founders’ Day at Galen gives the school community an opportunity to come together and celebrate their Brigidine and Marist heritage. “This year we’ll be devoting a day of activities to celebrate the wonderful, inclusive Catholic … Read more

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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