A secondary education in the metropolitan area can potentially provide regional students with greater choice in educational and social experiences at a very important time in their lives.
Como has a long and productive partnership with the nearby Rotary Residential College. You can be confident that our collective values and close relationship affords continuity of care. The residential college provides students attending Government schools stable, secure and trustworthy residential care, ensuring your child will thrive at both Rotary College and our school. Rotary College is family friendly and is able to provide accommodation to visiting families.
Please visit the College website for more information.
Located in East Victoria Park, the Rotary Residential College provides high-quality accommodation for students. Each student has a room with their own bathroom and toilet. The College also provides accommodation for parents who might be visiting over the weekend. Prospective students and their parents are very welcome to visit the College for a tour.
There are many changes in terms of home, social and learning environments. Como has a well developed and extensive pastoral care system to ease the transition for your child.
Como Rotary Club
We have been a proud long term Community Partner with the Como Rotary Club over many years. Over this time, students have participated in a number of the Como Rotary sponsored youth leadership programs, and overseas students under the Rotary International Exchange Program have attended Como Secondary College. Currently Como Rotarians are actively involved in student Mentor programs at our school, which prove highly beneficial to our students.
Another joint community program for students has been Como Rotary Club have approving the introduction of a 5-year student scholarship, named in honour of a past Rotarian, Des Killick, which commences in 2021. See here for details.
Como Rotary Club supported the 50th Celebrations held in 2019 and have held the Como Rotary Youth Science Interviews at the College.
Curtin Education Community
The Curtin Education Community is a school network based on Como Secondary College and Kent Street Senior High School and their local primary schools, as well as Canning College. The network fosters cooperation and collaboration between the schools with the aim of making our schools the schools of choice in our area. Every two years the schools come together at a biennial conference held at Curtin University, Rotary & Interact
The school has a close association with Rotary through students boarding at the Rotary Residential College as well as local Rotary members helping with our Interact Club. From time to time the schools also hosts overseas students sponsored by local and international Rotary clubs.
The school has a close and long-standing relationship with the nearby Curtin University. Our students’ education has been enriched through accessing various programs and facilities provided by Curtin.
Alumni are encouraged to stay connected after completing their high school journey with opportunities to ‘give back’ to the school community including guest speaking and mentoring current students.
If you are a Como Secondary College Alumni and would like to reconnect with the school please complete the form here.