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Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Fishermans Bend Secondary College - Community Input Sought for Name

Anyone who drives through the intersection of Plummer and Graham Streets will notice the emerging bulk of the new Fishermans Bend Secondary College. The form of the school in the shape of a ship is readily apparent and work is focused on finishing the outside skin and moving into the internal fit out.


The state-of-the-art school will have an enrolment capacity of 1,100 students and is scheduled to open in February 2022 with a cohort of Y7 students from its designated catchment. Beacon Cove fits within that catchment, with Bay St forming the dividing line between the school and the existing Albert Park College.

The school showcases an environmentally sustainable design and will feature high-tech amenities with a strong focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and maths). There will also be an array of arts, food technology, sports and Learning Resource Centre spaces that can be shared with the community.

Facilities will include the following:

  • Gymnasium with competition-grade basketball and netball facilities
  • Food technology area with commercial-grade kitchen and canteen
  • Performing arts amenities
  • Fabrication lab 
  • Robotics workshop
  • 200-seat lecture theatre 
  • Outdoor terraces
  • Urban garden with recreational ball sports areas
  • Kitchen garden

An architectural perspective of the new school fitting into its surrounds is illustrated below.


The school carries an interim name of Fishermans Bend Secondary College but community input to its permanent name is now being sought. You can have your say here.

More details about the school, including design parameters, community feedback to date and other pictures can be found here.