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Galen College school leaders welcomed to Parliament

June 24, 2015
Independent Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan AO, welcomes Galen College school captains and teachers to Parliament on June 24, 2015  

Anything Goes Talent Quest 2015

June 24, 2015
Congratulations to all performers at this years Talent Quest. You all did an amazing job! A packed audience at Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre was wowed by the level of teenage talent on show, from solo performers to group and ensemble acts. Talent Quest co-directors Kirsty Woods and Helen Faithfull were both equally thrilled after the night. Kirsty mentioned, “We’re …

Welcome to the new Galen website

June 19, 2015
Dear parents, students and staff, Welcome to our refreshed website! A new website for Galen has been a long time coming, and I’m pleased that its finally live. Many hours went into bringing you an engaging, fresh, responsive website that could be viewed on-the-go via mobile smartphone/tablet devices and laptop/desktop computers. The site will continue to develop …

A message from the Principal

June 16, 2015
Dear Parents and Guardians, Our Galen community has been deeply saddened by the sudden and untimely death of Emma Woodhead, a Year 10 student at Galen. Emma passed away at home overnight last Friday. While the cause of death is as yet unconfirmed it is known that Emma had a history of epilepsy. A formal finding …

Victorian Indonesian Statewide Speaking Competition

June 11, 2015
On Saturday the 23rd of May, 18 students represented Galen Catholic College in the Sayembara Lisan Statewide Competition held at Melbourne University. These students had previously competed in the Regional Competition amongst students from the Wangaratta District, in order to earn a place in the Statewide Competition. The students practised consistently at recess, lunch and …

New scarves help women of Peru rise above poverty

June 11, 2015
New Galen scarves have just arrived at school in time for the chill of Winter! Our scarves are made by a fair trade company called ‘Tika’, who help women work for a better future. By buying a Galen scarve, you’ll be helping provide a sustainable income to a group of women in one of the …

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About our school


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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Galen: In the Classroom

Stay tuned for In the Classroom. Each week we’ll be focussing on a different curriculum area in our school to feature the great work that happens in our classrooms everyday.

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. 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 Ken Woodman of 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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