Wantirna College is committed to educating their students to be inquiring learners with high levels of literacy and numeracy, Prepared to be global, ethical citizens in the 21st Century, Capable of showing resilience and flexibility of thinking, willing to show initiative and take on challenges throughout their lives. Wantirna College offers a total of 68 subjects across the VCE (35 at Year 11, 33 at Year 12), including a full complement of VCE Science, Mathematics and English subjects, and on-campus Chinese First Language.
Wantirna College impressive Performing Arts program supplements their students' studies on-campus in the VCE Music Styles and Music Performance subjects. Wantirna College has an outstanding English program that focuses on developing the core skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. In Years 7-9 students participate in the Independent Reading Program which teaches a number of key strategies such as prediction, questioning and linking the text to the self in order to enable better comprehension skills. These skills are constantly practised and developed during regular reading times and with the class texts that are explored during the year. Students are also involved in special conferences with teachers and parent volunteers to monitor their reading skills. Regular spelling tests are conducted alongside the use of these materials to further develop accuracy and fluency in writing. In addition, students put together a portfolio of written pieces across the year.At VCE students can select from English, English Language or English Literature. Students are supported in choosing the right subjects throughout their years in the College so they gradually piece together the knowledge, skills and behaviours that will lead to career success
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