About Wedderburn College

Wedderburn College Council, Principal, Staff and Students welcome you to Wedderburn College. Wedderburn College is located in the North Central district of Victoria in the township of Wedderburn, approximately seventy five kilometres north of Bendigo on the Calder Highway. The College services the towns of Wedderburn, Inglewood, Borung and Korong Vale and the surrounding rural districts.

About Wedderburn College

Educating students for the 21st century is the focus of the College with the provision of state of the art information technology facilities and teaching and learning programs. The College has an average enrolment of 210 students for Foundation through to Year 12. Students’ curriculum is delivered within Professional Learning Communities:

  • Foundation to Year 2
  • Year 3 to Year 6
  • Years 7 & 8
  • Years 9 & 10
  • Senior (Years 11-12, including both VCE & VCAL)

The College provides a rich range of educational experiences for students from Prep to Year 12. The College operates within the North Central Cluster of schools which enables the provision of expansive technological, agricultural and current certificates for wide range of 21st century skills and knowledge. The core purpose of the North Central Cluster is to improve learning outcomes and opportunities for students and to facilitate pathways towards further education or careers.


Getting ready for 2016


The College is a hub within our community working closely with community and business partners to maximise opportunities for students and the community. Strong relationships with various service providers, sports bodies, businesses and government departments enhance the opportunities available for our students. All members of the College community have a right to be and feel safe. The College implements a whole school approach to violence and bullying.Wedderburn College has a definite emphasis on developing and improving student outcomes appropriate to their level of development. The College’s current Strategic Plan (2014-2018) has three main improvement goals around the areas of Student Learning, Engagement and Wellbeing and Student Pathways and Transition:

  • To improve student learning outcomes at all year levels
  • To improve student wellbeing and engagement
  • To improve student transition and pathways at all entry and exit points


Key Staff

Principal: Rachel Lechmere

Assistant Principal: Dean Lockhart

Primary Leading Teacher: Lea Humphrey

Secondary Leading Teacher: Danny Fowles

Wellbeing: Annita Miles

Our Student Leaders are also integral to the College. Our Leaders support and enjoy the challenge of learning and working together.

School Captains for 2018: Olivia Holbert & Carly Issac


Vision & Values

Vision: Developing positive learners for the world community

Moto: No reward without effort

Values: Respect. Responsibility. Honest. Doing your best. Positive relationships

School Council

The College Council oversees the development, approval and implementation of school policy including financial policy. College Council meets 8 times per year. Membership of Council is made up of 8 elected parents and 4 elected Department of Education and Training people and Principal as executive officer.

The 2018 Office Bearers are:
President: Carolyn Stephenson 
Vice President: .
Treasurer: Suzanne Jackson

College Building Fund

The Wedderburn College Building Fund has been established to allow past students and parents to support the maintanance and beautification of our College buildings and its surrounds. Wedderburn College was built in the 60's and has educated many people from the Wedderburn area in this time. Most past students enjoy reminiscing about their school days, most recognisng that school days were the best days of their lives. Often the reflections are accompanied by stories of teachers and the antics students got up to.

You can donate to Wedderburn College's Building Fund. It's totally tax deductible and you'll be paying back the school that gave you your start in life and continues to give you great memories to you share with mates, especially old school friends.

Bendigo Bank
Wedderburn College School Building Fund
BSB: 633-000
Account: 147030290
(please email us with your contact details so we can provide a receipt)

Or contact the College (03 5494 3011 or wedderburn.p12@edumail.vic.gov.au) to find out how you can continue to make sure that Wedderburn College is a great school.

Richard - Acting Principal