Geelong Baptist College

Geelong Baptist College
Geelong, Victoria, 3221
Coordinates 38°4′0″S 144°19′45″E / 38.06667°S 144.32917°E / -38.06667; 144.32917Coordinates: 38°4′0″S 144°19′45″E / 38.06667°S 144.32917°E / -38.06667; 144.32917
Motto Live the Truth
Denomination Baptist
Established 2002
Opened 2002

Primary: Trudy Knol

Secondary: Neil Wetmore
Teaching staff 20 [1]
Grades Prep - 12
Enrolment 200 + (2012)

Geelong Baptist College is a co-educational college located in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It was founded in 2002, and provides education for students from years Prep to 12.

Located in Lovely Banks, the college has a view over Corio Bay and the northern suburbs of Geelong. The current Primary Principal is Trudy Knol, who took over from Stuart Kerdell at the end of 2007. Neil Wetmore became the college's Secondary Principal at the beginning of 2014. It currently has around 240 students.

A Year 9 program named "The Edge" commenced at the start of term 3 in 2009 offering camps and other experiences and opportunities for the students.

The college participates in inter-school sports competitions including netball, football and soccer among others. Geelong Baptist College soccer team was solid between 2009 - 2012 winning WCCSA in 2009 with ease beating Macedon Grammar 9-0 also beating local powerhouse Geelong Grammar 1-0 in friendly match. The all time top goal scorer is Paul Zimonyi with 17 goals in 18 matches. In May 2011, Melbourne City FC known then as Melbourne Heart visited Geelong Baptist College to run a soccer clinic to the whole school.


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