Students from years 7 to 12 from Belmont City College participate in the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program. BHP Billiton Iron Ore and the Education Department of WA have supported the programs in Belmont (metropolitan area) in WA since 2013.
We’ve been visiting our students all around Australia to hear what they have to say about how the programs help them achieve their dreams.
Che Smith-HarringBelmont City CollegeMy advice to other kids thinking of joining the Follow the Dream program
Caitlan McKayBelmont City CollegeMy dream for the future when I finish school
Dominic LawrenceBelmont City CollegeMy dream for the future when I finish school
IJ NannupBelmont City CollegeWhy I joined the Follow the Dream program
Owen HasluckBelmont City CollegeOne great experience I had with the Follow the Dream program
Katie WallisBelmont City CollegeHow the Follow the Dream program has helped me
Watch the short film about BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s involvement in the program
A Message from the Principal
Belmont City College prides itself on being an inclusive school with a variety of students from different backgrounds, including a large cohort of Aboriginal students, many of whom participate in the Foundation’s programs.
Principal Darrel LeMercier believes the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program is an important part of his school as it enables young Aboriginal people to live their dreams and instils strong personal values in the participants.
“We have run the program in our school for many years and I predict a long and healthy partnership between the Foundation and the School into the future,” Mr Le Mercier said.
Belmont Follow The Dream Graduate Excelling
It was an exciting moment tinged with sadness when Dominic Lawrence graduated from Belmont City College’s Follow The Dream program at the end of 2014. Dominic had been part of the program since joining the College in Year 8 and had consistently been one of the hardest workers in the program. Dominic matured into a […]
Student’s voice is heard at local council
Belmont City College’s Follow The Dream program is always looking for suitable opportunities for their students to develop and practice leadership skills in a variety of real world settings.