Melbourne’s western suburbs have a number of great secondary school options in convenient proximity to Thornhill Park!
Catholic Regional College Melton
Catholic Regional College services the Parishes of Bacchus Marsh, Melton and Melton South. The College mission is to nurture the personal, spiritual and academic growth of each individual in this community in an atmosphere of faith, care, support and encouragement. Their goals are: Catholic values, Community Responsibility, Lifelong Education, Critical Thinking, Learning through Experience, Relevance of Programs and Building Self Esteem.
In the senior years of schooling, students are expected to carry out community service within their immediate community. Examples of service activities include: gardening for elderly parishioners, performing at an elderly person’s home, tutoring, assisting at a local kindergarten’s fundraising barbecue, a working bee or even spending an evening on a ‘soup van’.
The College offers a wide range of VCE subjects designed to meet all tertiary prerequisites while also catering for the diverse needs of students.
For more information: 03 9743 6522
109-141 Bulmans Road
West Melton, VIC 3337
Ave Maria College – Catholic College for Young Women
Ave Maria seeks to educate each young woman so that she develops the courage to excel, the confidence to thrive and the compassion to love. With an enrolment of approximately 800 students, Ave Maria College is large enough to offer a good range of VCE studies, catering for a diversity of student interests, yet small enough for each young woman to be known as an individual.
To enhance learning, the emphasis of the wellbeing plan is to address the issues, challenges, decisions and responsibilities that our students face on a daily basis and to empower all our girls to make the right choices. The College strives to live out the teachings and values of Jesus Christ. It is a community based on love, justice, compassion and integrity.
For more information: 03 9331 9300
14-22 Vida Street
Aberfeldie, VIC 3040
Southern Cross Grammar
Southern Cross Grammar is a co-educational, non-denominational school providing students with a high standard of learning and educational facilities, ensuring they become active and involved citizens in the Australian community.
Students at Southern Cross Grammar will be immersed in a comprehensive, liberal curriculum, which enables individuals to pursue their talents and realise their potential. Students will be lifelong, active learners who are sufficiently confident and flexible to contribute positively to any society within our global community.
The curriculum is designed to recognise individual talents and permit students to achieve their personal best, ultimately providing them with the tools to succeed in life after secondary school.
For more information: 03 8363 2000
2 – 20 Lancefield Drive
Caroline Springs, VIC 3023
Kurunjang Secondary College
Kurunjang Secondary College recognises that in the 21st Century, students need to continually evaluate new knowledge, work creatively with others, appreciate diversity and think flexibly in a global environment. Students will be team players and goal setters, striving for continual improvement in themselves and their work.
Centering on the values of High Expectations, Respect and Perseverance with a deep motivation to develop academic and social skills, graduates from Kurunjang students are prepared for life and success.
Kurunjang Secondary College welcomes new families and prospective enrolments to visit the college and see it in action.
For more information: 03 9743 9211
10 Kurunjang Drive
Kurunjang, VIC 3337