About

Principal’s Statement

One size does not fit all and neither should education. Every student is unique and individual in their interests, passions and learning needs. Here at Hampton Park Secondary College we are committed to embedding an education model that is student-centred and focused on personalised learning pathways.

Our world is rapidly changing, so we must better prepare students.  At HPSC, we believe that ‘education should be done with students, rather than to students’. We are committed to embedding an education model that is student-centred and focused on personalised learning pathways.

When students are passionately engaged in their education, at their point of need, learning deepens and outcomes improve. Students at Hampton Park Secondary College are offered three programs – Explore (Year 7), Enhance (Years 8-10) and Excel (Year 11- 12) in a vertical learning approach whereby students are grouped according to their passions and learning needs rather than simply by age.

We recognise that all students are unique and different with individual interests, and as such we want to provide students with the opportunity to individualise their educational program. We do this by giving control back to students and allowing them to select their classes from over 100 new electives, such as Planet Earth, Robotics and Snack Attack, to Fantastic Beasts, Rugby Academy and much more. 

Our innovative, tailor-made approach to learning assists students so that no student is held back, and no one is left behind.  Learning is an organic process and by creating optimal conditions for learning, students thrive. 

To see our learning community in action, discover our individually tailored student programmes and discuss what learning opportunities Hampton Park Secondary College can offer your student, book a Principal led tour today.

Principal Wayne Haworth

School Governance

All government schools are required to comply with Accountability measures. The Annual Report To The School Community provides a snapshot of achievement data in a range of areas such as Student Outcomes, Student Well Being and Student Pathways.

The School Strategic Plan provides the college with key targets and improvement strategies over a four year time frame.

School Policies

You can find all relevant school policies in these tabs, available for you to view and download

Our Commitment to Child Safety, Security, Wellbeing and Support.

The Hampton Park Secondary College community is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.  We aim to provide an environment where children and young people feel safe and supported and their voices are heard in relation to decisions that affect their lives.  Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Indigenous children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, international students, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Hampton Park Secondary College has a zero tolerance for child abuse.  It is our belief that every child has the right to feel safe and secure in their environment and that no person, through their words, actions or inactions has the right to negatively impact a child physically, emotionally, socially, mentally or sexually.

Every person involved in the Hampton Park Secondary College community has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays, individually and collectively, to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.

In our planning, decision making and operations, Hampton Park Secondary College will:

  1. Take a preventative, proactive and participatory approach to child safety;
  2. Value and empower children to participate in decisions which affect their lives;
  3. Foster a culture of openness that supports all persons to safely disclose risks of harm to children
  4. Value diversity and promote inclusive practices
  5. Engage suitable people to work with children and have high quality staff and volunteer supervision and professional development;
  6. Ensure children know who to talk to if they are worried or are feeling unsafe, and that they are comfortable and encouraged to raise such issues;
  7. Report suspected abuse, neglect or mistreatment promptly to the appropriate authorities;
  8. Ensure a risk prevention and minimisation approach
  9. Take the legislative requirements seriously and ensure implementation and compliance with Ministerial Order 870 – Child Safe Standards -Managing the risk of child abuse in schools.
  10. Value the input of and communicate regularly with families and carers

For any concerns related to child safety, please speak to the Principal, Assistant Principals, Wellbeing Team, Sub-School Teams, Teachers, or in fact, any staff member in the College. Alternatively, you may contact the police or one of the organisations listed below.

Child Wise http://www.childwise.org.au/ Call on 1800 991 099; provides access to expert advice from trained counsellors and an opportunity to speak up about child abuse.

Kids Helpline http://kidshelpline.com.au/ Call on 1800551800.For any time and for any reason – free, private and confidential phone and online counselling.24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Headspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation) http://headspace.org.au/ Call on 1800 650 890. Headspace can help if you are aged 12 or over and you are going through a tough time. You can talk to someone at Headspace on the phone, online or in person.

Victorian Centre Against Sexual Assault

http://www.easternhealth.org.au/services/item/174-eastern-centre-against-assault-ecasa

Call on 1800 806 292. The Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault provides services to child and adult victims/survivors of sexual assault. The assault may have occurred recently or in the past.

Create Foundation http://create.org.au/ Call on 1800 655 105. Creating a better life for children and young people in care.

Youthlaw http://youthlaw.asn.au/ Call on 9611 2412. Provides legal information and advice regarding access to legal service.

School Values

Hampton Park Secondary College has three main school values;

Respect, Learning and Working Together.

Please see our school values outlined more thoroughly in the matrix. 

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Our Staff

Qualities and Attributes

Our teachers are passionate about teaching and learning, and about seeing the potential of every student fulfilled.

Teaching at Hampton Park Secondary College is based on best practice from current research, and on the college values of Respect, Learning and Working Together.

As lifelong learners, our staff are committed to their personal and professional development, are responsible and accountable for the highest standards, and take pride in their achievements and those of students and colleagues.

Support

All staff at the college are committed to the growth of students as individuals, and to ensuring that students feel safe, valued and optimistic about themselves and their futures. High levels of classroom support at Hampton Park Secondary College ensure that students thrive as people and learners.

Contacting a Staff Member

If you would like to contact a member of our staff please call our General Office on (03) 8795 9400 or send an email to hampton.park.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au attentioning the staff member in the subject line.

Parents of current students can also contact teachers through Compass School Manager

Leading Staff Members

Sub School Assistant Principal Year 7

Paul Broecker

Sub School Assistant Principal Year 8

Karen Shiel

Sub School Learning Leader

Billy Jessop

Student Learning Leaders Year 7

Matthew Cram, Nikki Boyd

Student Learning Leaders Year 8

Breanna Martin, Leah Green

 

 

Sub School Assistant Principal Year 9 

Eloise Haynes

Sub School Assistant Principal Year 10 

Ayman Youssef

Sub School Learning Leader

Emma Craven

Student Learning Leader Team

Liza Greaves, Cassandra Tucker

Christopher Knowles, Virginia Vuong

 

Sub School Principal

Wayne Haworth

Sub School Learning Leader

Fiona Vanstan

Student Learning Leader Team

Cameron Christiansen, Darryn O’Connor

Catherine Glenn, Annie Lingard

Principal Staff

Wayne Haworth

College Principal

Paul Broecker

Assistant Principal Year 7

Karen Shiel

Assistant Principal Yr 8

Eloise Haynes

Assistant Principal Yr 9

Ayman Youssef

Assistant Principal Yr 10

Alumni

Hampton Park Secondary College is developing an alumni program to help our former students keep in touch with us.

Being part of an alumni community can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

Through our alumni community you can:

  • advise, help and inspire current students at Hampton Park Secondary College.
  • network with other ex-students working or studying in areas relevant to you
  • stay connected to the people you studied and socialised with

We are developing the program in partnership with Ourschool, www.ourschool.net.au a not-for-profit service that helps state secondary schools build their alumni communities.

Our alumni program will focus on these goals:

  • establish and grow our alumni database
  • invite alumni back to school to provide career or study advice to students
  • invite alumni to offer work experience placements for students
  • help alumni establish and/or contribute to student scholarships and philanthropic projects/programs

To join our alumni community and to get involved, please email us with your preferred contact details and a brief bio to alumni@hpsc.vic.edu.au

You can also stay in touch through our school’s official Facebook page.

Alumni Spotlight

Employment

Educational Leadership Position Information

Please visit Rectruitment Online to view our current vacancies  

  To apply for a Casual Relief Teaching position please send your updated Resume and Cover Letter to hampton.park.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au addressed to the Daily Organiser. Please include information on your teaching methods and experience. It is a requirement that you must have current VIT Registration to work as a teacher within Victorian schools. To be eligible to work as a CRT at HPSC you must be able to produce your current VIT card.

College Council

Hampton Park Secondary College is committed to working in partnership with the parents in our community. It is only through genuine partnership that we are able to achieve the best outcomes for the students at our school.

Parents may be involved in a variety of ways. They are invited to join the College Parent Network or they may nominate for College Council – the governing body of the school. The Parent Network meets monthly at 7.30 pm. This group is the most important body in providing feedback to College Council on school policies, uniform, and other administrative matters. The group also organises social events, speakers, the “Keys Please” program for learner drivers and their parents, as well as a variety of fundraising activities.

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