Presentation College Windsor
187 Dandenong Road
Tel: 03 8517 2777
Fax: 03 9525 2367
Email: office@pcw. vic.edu.au
Website: www.pcw. vic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
International Students: Yes
More than 15 Young women have been educated at PCW since 1873. Led by the adventurous spirit of the Presentation Sisters and inspired by the vision of Nano Nagle pCW has always been a school of its time - looking forward taking risks providing challenges.
What makes us special
Our diverse welcoming community is a multi-cultural multi faith school that instills in all girls a sense of spirituality and faith while honouring the individual faiths of its students. Forward looking education for young women at PCW creates pathways beyond school enriches growth and transforms lives. PCW is conveniently located in Windsor with easy access to train tram and major transport routes. The Windsor Train Station upgrade to premium status will ensure it is staffed from the first to last train seven days a week.
Student Achievement VCE 2009
A consistent median study score of 32 places Presentation College Windsor in the top 20% of all secondary colleges within Victoria. -10% achieved a study score above 40. -18% achieved an ENTER score of 90 or above-40% achieved an ENTER score of 80 or above-65% achieved an ENTER score of 70 or above
Destinations of Year 12
-84% of students from 2009 are University enrolled/deferred (Placing PCW 5th highest among Catholic Schools in Victoria for University placement)-12% of students from 2009 are TAFE/VET enrolled-2% of students from 2009 are Employed/Apprenticeships-1% of students from 2009 are looking for work(Taken from 2010 On Track data)
We ensure that each girl can experience success and achievement throughout her six years from Years 7-12. The dynamic nature of the curriculum extends well beyond the classroom taking advantage of our location and easy access to the city. The ‘Eachtra’ program provides Year 9 girls a year of adventure. Curriculum at senior levels is designed to maximise the choice of VCE studies and promote academic achievement with a median study score of 32 consistently achieved. VCE vCAL & VET studies lead to further education at University tAFE training & industry based programs and employment. Partnership with CBC St Kilda provides co-ed senior classes.
PCW has long been known for the care of its students and the positive relationships that exist within the school Student care is based in the homeroom with learning support counselling and careers advice provided in the newly established Student Services Centre.
School Tours are the best way to see the school in action. Tours run during term time commencing at 9am in the Boardroom for an overview & questions followed by a tour around the school and facilities.
Check the website www.pcw. vic.edu.au for tour dates and phone the registrar on 03 8517 2704 to book.