Opened in 2002, Geelong Baptist College (GBC) seeks to be a unique school, aiming to set an example of effectiveness and quality in education. It operates from quality facilities located in a rural setting at Lovely Banks, 10km from Geelong’s CBD. It has an open enrolment policy and caters for primary and secondary students. GeelongBaptistCollege supports traditional family values and quality relationships and aims to ensure students are prepared for entry and success into employment, universities, or further studies. GeelongBaptistCollege is a place where it is safe to aspire to high standards. Excellence, intellectual rigour and application is expected and celebrated. Excitement, diversity and the richness of learning in God’s world are explored. Challenge, responsible innovation and creativity are present in the pursuit of
quality outcomes.

Facilities: Established facilities, consisting of seven large main buildings on 30 acres, cater for a wide array of learning opportunities.

Curriculum: Strength in the basics — Literacy and Numeracy — as well as specialist subjects including Art, Physical Education, LOTE (Indonesian), Science, Design and Technology, Food Technology, Music, Drama, Information Technology, a Year 9 Program and community partnerships.

Extra-curricular activities: Students are encouraged in public speaking, sport, music and performing arts. A comprehensive camp program is run.

Student welfare programs: GeelongBaptistCollege is committed to delivering safety, justice, acceptance and the opportunity to learn to every student. Quality of care and community relationships is a feature. The development of character and a concern for social justice are priorities. The culture is inclusive and is founded on the enlightening tradition of Christian schooling.

School Information

Geelong Batist
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 293 Students in 2015; Target is 1000
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: Less than 4k Primary $2995 to $3530, Secondary $5400 to $6000 (offering sibling discounts)
  • Address:Anakie Road, Lovely Banks 3213
  • Phone:03 5276 1674
  • Fax:03 5276 1675
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school

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