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GILSON COLLEGE


Established in 1988, Gilson College is recognised as a college that builds character. It is a place where students, teachers and parents can develop values, character and personality based upon love for God, unselfish concern for others and personal self-respect. The college’s educational activities are designed to provide opportunities for all students to achieve their maximum development, intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically. Gilson College produces graduates that are leaders of integrity and have values recognised by the community.

Facilities: In the past five years, the college has continued to expand its educational line-up and with a building program each year the students are enjoying the benefits of the added facilities. New classrooms are added each year. The school has state-of-the-art technology labs, new science labs and an up-to-date library. The college art complex has just been recently completed. The college is set on 12 hectares near Keilor, on the outskirts of Melbourne. It is registered to accept overseas students.

Curriculum: The curriculum covers English, Maths, Science, Religious Education, Industrial Technology, Information Technology, Home Economics, Studies of Society and the Environment, Graphics, Physical Education and Sport. Electives include Art and Music. Students may also join the choir or band. A range of VCE subjects are offered.

Sport: Sport and PE include the development of team and individual skills through the use of land- and water-based training programs. Basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, badminton and numerous other sports are encouraged.

Extra-curricular activities: Adventure camps are held for each year in the secondary school. Both primary and secondary students are offered tuition in instrumental music and the opportunity to perform in the band. A career education program involving work experience operates in the secondary school.
Student welfare programs: Small classes mean more individualised teaching. An ESL program is available for primary year levels. A well-developed homeroom system assists students in the secondary year levels.

Religion Christian
Type
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 1 - Year 12
Enrolment 640 students
Phone
03 9365******* 03 9365 9365
Fax
03 9365******* 03 9365 9366
Address 450 Taylors Road, Taylors Hill 3037
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