Expanses of green open spaces greet you as you stroll around the grounds of Hillcrest’s 138 acres. A feeling of excitement and expansion is generated when viewing the facilities including the two-storey basketball stadium, Early Learning Centre, Discovery, Creative Arts Centre, Performing Arts Theatre and brand new Food Technology Complex.

Facilities: The 138-acre site lends itself to activities such as equestrian, agriculture, horticulture, extensive sporting facilities and a 25-acre environmental reserve. The college includes an Early Learning Centre, VCE Centre, two-storey basketball stadium, Discovery Centre, Creative Arts Centre, Performing Arts Theatre and brand new Food Technology Complex.

Curriculum: Students’ natural gifts and abilities are further enhanced in activities such as annual college productions, Food Technology, Product Design, Graphic Design, Art, Japanese and German (LOTE), Music, Dance and Photography. Additional opportunities exist outside the classroom setting in the Outdoor Education, Equestrian and Agriculture/Horticulture programs.
The college seeks to have each child reach their academic potential through an engaging curriculum and a committed, supportive staff.

Sport: Students are involved in a structured physical education program. The college participates in inter-school sports frequently and occasionally hosts inter-school sporting events.

Extra-curricular activities: Private instrument lessons offered within the college include keyboard/piano, drums, guitar, bass, vocal, creative movement (modern dance), brass and woodwind instruments, violin and viola.

Student welfare programs: Available to all students is the Christian Services Team, college senate, assemblies and college camps.

Enrolment: 1,400

Fees: Starting from preschool (3-year-olds for two days a week): pa $3,875

Principal: Mr Gregg Weaver

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: Christian
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1400 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Less than 4k starting from preschool (3-year-olds for two days a week) $3,631pa
  • Address:500 Soldiers Road, Clyde North (Berwick) 3978
  • Email:admin@hillcrest.vic.edu.au
  • Phone:03 9702 2144
  • Fax:03 9702 2155

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