Kilbreda College is a Brigidine Catholic secondary school for girls, founded in 1904. Christianity is lived out through core gospel values and the Brigidine tradition of “Strength and Kindliness”. In partnership with families and the Kilbreda Brigidine Stewardship Council, the school is committed to providing a rounded, dynamic education that empowers young women to engage with the world. Girls are valued for their individuality. They are encouraged to understand the opportunities their own lives present and to appreciate differences within a community. Kilbreda’s physical environment blends traditional and contemporary buildings, modern facilities and attractive gardens and grounds. Kilbreda builds on more than 100 years of wisdom in educating young women to value their Catholic heritage and discover a place for themselves in a changing world.

Facilities: Active and passive recreational spaces, Arts Centre, netball and basketball courts, computer rooms, counselling room, hall, canteen, careers centre, chapel, circuit room, darkroom, Food Technology Centre, laptops for student use, LOTE Resource Centre, lecture theatre, Music Centre, science laboratories, tennis courts, theatre and performance space.

Curriculum: Religious Education and the core domains of English, Mathematics, Science, the Humanities and Physical Education provide a strong basis for education at all levels. Elective studies across a range of areas are available to students in Years 9 and 10. More than 30 VCE studies and a range of VET studies are offered from Years 10 to 12. VCAL is available in the senior years.

Extra-curricular activities: Participation in sport, music, drama, debating, community service, Justice and Democracy Forum, Amnesty International, leadership opportunities and St Vincent de Paul groups build community both within and beyond the school.

Student welfare programs: A commitment to working with families underpins the pastoral program. It is supported by the home-room structure, a well-planned personal development curriculum and other special programs.

School Information

Kilbreda College, Mentone
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1000 students
  • 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: 8k - 12k
  • Address:118 Mentone Parade, Mentone 3194
  • Phone:03 9584 7766
  • Fax:03 9585 0750
  • HSC Subjects offered:Religion, English, visual and creative arts, Design and technologies, digital technologies, health and physical education, humanities, languages, mathematics, performing arts, science
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:sport, music, drama, debating, community service, Justice and Democracy Forum, Amnesty International, leadership opportunities

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