Victory College

Foundations

Victory College was established in 1980 at its present location on Old Maryborough Road, Gympie. It was formerly known as Gympie Christian Academy and had humble beginnings with 2 teachers, 2 teacher aides and 36 students.

The site of the College is the original 20-acre Gympie cattle yards. The first classroom doubled as the church for the Christian Outreach Centre. It was set up on a Monday and packed up each Friday afternoon.

By 1982 the College numbers had grown steadily and an administrator and additional staff were employed.

In 1995 the College changed their curriculum from ACE to the Queensland State Education curriculum incorporating a Biblical worldview.

Following this, an additional 5 acres were purchased and many of the buildings refurbished. A new science and home economics block was built along with an Early Childhood Centre, a manual arts workshop and an art studio.

In 1996 the College introduced a change of uniform along with a new College crest and logo. Then in 1999 the College was renamed to Victory College in recognition of the ‘victory’ Christ achieved.

2010 saw the completion of further building development including a new library, an international-size sport’s stadium and a language centre.

In 2011 Victory College became an early adopter of the Australian Curriculum from Prep to Year 10 in Maths, English and Science. This decision saw our College be at the forefront of educational change and showed our commitment to ensuring academic standards were continually raised. “The Victory College Way – strategic directions toward 2015” was released at the end of this year.

2012 was an exciting year as MyKindy at Victory was opened offering 24 students a kindergarten education in the year before Prep. We also saw the transformation of our Victory College logo to the one it is today and new Secondary College dress uniforms were introduced.

In 2013 we opened our state-of-the art Science Labs and in 2015 our new Equestrian Centre was completed.

In 2016 we released our new “Vision for 2020 Strategic Plan”. We also commenced work on our new Hospitality precinct and further Primary College classrooms to make room for the extensive growth we had experienced.