Curriculum Overview

Canterbury Girls' Secondary College offers a strong academic environment in order for students to excel and achieve their best with an emphasis on each student functioning as an individual in attaining excellence. Students are held accountable for their learning and regular feedback is provided to parents.

The College provides a curriculum program for girls which is challenging and responsive to the latest research on effective girls' education.

The program provides:
  • a broad range of quality educational programs tailored to affirm girls in their learning and allows them to become effective members of a society facing rapid technological change.
  • challenging and rigorous programs that expose students to a range of learning experience.
  • an emphasis on catering for the various learning styles of girls and the development of metacognitive skills.
  • a learning environment based on co-operation, self discipline and concern for others.
  • course and careers counselling programs tailored to expose students to all the opportunities open to them.
  • an extensive co-curricular program to foster the development of the whole person.
  • transition programs for students entering Year 7, VCE studies and tertiary studies.
  • examinations from Year 10 as preparation for VCE Units 3 and 4.
  • opportunities for Year 10 students to undertake VCE Unit 1 and 2 studies, and Year 11 students to undertake VCE Unit 3 and 4 studies.
  • participation in University Enhancement studies

The comprehensive curriculum provided at Canterbury Girls' Secondary College covers the areas of the Arts, English, Health and Physical Education, Humanities, Languages other than English (French and Japanese), Mathematics, Science, and Technology.



Monday 30 April


9.30am and 1.00pm

(Tours will run for 1.5hrs)



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Tuesday 27 March

House Chorals Performance 1

7.30 - 10.30pm


Wednesday 28 March 

House Chorals Performance 2

7.30 - 10.30pm


Thursday 29 March

House Chorals Adjudication Day


End of Term 1

Finish at 2.30pm



Monday 16 April

Start of Term 2


Monday 23 April

Parent Teacher Interviews

12.00 - 8.00pm

There will be no classes on this day. Students are encouraged to attend parent teacher interviews with their parents.


Monday 30 April

Open Day and information evening

- Open day tours require bookings.


- Information evening

7.00 - 8.30pm

(no bookings necessary)


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