* Established in 1993, the College caters for post-compulsory aged students, including re-entry and continuing students from a wide range of backgrounds. The College is recognised for its variety of programs that allow students to complete their secondary education in a highly supportive and mature environment.
Five Islands Secondary College (FISC) is a unique public school in the Illawarra, providing a range of educational opportunities for students studying in Years 10, 11 and 12. It caters for students seeking a personalised and supportive approach to their education.
The curriculum has a dual emphasis on the provision of academic and vocational pathways. If desired, there are a variety of ways students can access the RoSA and HSC, while also completing VET courses or traineeships. At the College students follow a pathway toward their own goals and futures. The College has a culture of high expectations and provides a supportive framework to achieve both academic and vocational success. We also celebrate and showcase the arts, offering electives in Drama and Visual Arts.
The College caters for different types of students including; full-time, part time, English as Second Language, school age and mature age. This includes students who may be re-entering education or those choosing a more personalised or flexible pattern of learning. The College is also home to Special Education and afternoon interest classes. Our Year 10, 11 and 12 programs and are open to applicants from across the Illawarra. Enrolments are welcomed at any time during the school year. The College is dynamic in responding to the needs of students and building strong relationships so as to maximize engagement in learning. We provide a college campus style education where students come first. Individuality is valued, the learning environment is flexible, students do not wear uniform and school hours are from 8.40 am to 3.40 pm Monday to Thursday. Five Islands Secondary College culture places a strong emphasis on students taking responsibility for their own learning and engagement. Together with supportive staff and a dynamic and flexible curriculum delivery, our students' learning outcomes are enhanced through a raft of both curricular and extracurricular opportunities.