From a Year Level focus to curriculum relevance, camps offer students experiential learning and the opportunity to collaborate and acquire new skills. Trips to Central Australia, tours to Thailand or around the World, Geography and PE Camps, The World Challenge Expedition, Music Retreats, Ski trips and the amazing Bike Tour see students stretch themselves in investigations in new territories and meeting new people.
In October, our annual Band Tour of students from Years 7-10 trek to a part of rural Victoria to present performances to primary and secondary schools in community venues, engaging all in a vibrant, interactive music performance.
Day excursions abound from visits to the Courts, to Art galleries, from ACMI to Phillip Island, from Geography field trips to French restaurants, theatre productions, from the Zoo to Deakin University, and then the Year 9 City Experience.
All such experiences enhance the fabric of learning and inject an appreciation of the real to the theory.
We, the students at Ringwood Secondary College, acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the land we are meeting on today.
We appreciate the waterways, mountains, skies, plants and animals from this land and thank our ancestors for their ceremonies of story-telling, music, dance and celebration.
We pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging and promise to learn to live in a community that is part of the oldest living culture on Earth and move forwards together to a place of equity, justice and partnership.
We recognise that First Nations sovereignty was never ceded. This was and always will be Aboriginal Land.