Edinburgh College can offer your child continuous Christian education from Early Learning (2-5 years of age) to Year 12 on the one campus.
Our staff of experienced professionals are committed to providing a supportive, technology-rich learning environment with a strong academic focus. Parents are encouraged to participate in the education of their children through involvement in various programs and objectives of the learning community of the school.
“Character…through nurture, learning and service” is our school’s vision. Our schools desire to develop students of character and our staff believe that a nurturing environment, varied and interesting learning experiences and opportunities to serve each other and the wider community, will promote positive character development. An emphasis on respect and concern for the welfare of others is promoted through every aspect of school life. A high standard of courtesy, dress, speech and integrity is promoted and expected at all times from both staff and students.
Our curriculum is based on Victorian Essential Learning Standards and VCE requirements.
Our programme also includes:
– Early Years Jolly Phonics (ELC & Primary)
– Learning Discoveries program (Primary)
– Gifted & Talented program
– Spelling Mastery (Primary)
– Extensive use of Technology
– Music, the arts, physical education and LOTE
– The Rite Journey Program (Secondary)
– Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (Secondary)
– Sporting Program with Accredited coaches
– Mountain Bike Program
Our staff will work with you as a parent to help your child reach their full potential.
Edinburgh College is proud of their facilities which include a modern Child Care/Kinder Centre, new science lab, refurbished art/technology rooms, gymnasium, multi-purpose centre, new language centre, heated and air-conditioned classrooms.
Tuition in violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, flute and saxaphone are available during school hours in our music room.
The Primary includes a gymnastics and swimming program and participates in athletics, cross country, soccer and spelling tournaments.
After school basketball, tennis coaching, mountain bike program and Chess club are also offered.
Our Primary Campus Share & Care team – Our parents have formed a Share & Care ministry to support school families. This support comes in many forms including providing meals, flowers and cards of celebration and/or encouragement, and social activities. This program is very much appreciated by our families and our College staff.
The Secondary campus offers a 1:1 laptop program, performing arts, music tuition, Outdoor Education/Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, sporting program with accredited coaches, the RITE Journey program for all Year 9 students and Mountain Bike program.
The Pastoral Care program includes Chaplaincy, Parenting Workshops, class camps, Leadership workshops and Week of Spiritual Emphasis programs. The College also has a Student Welfare Officer.
Students are encouraged to be actively involved in all aspects of school life.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. Is this school for Adventist children only?
A. No. The current enrolment ratio shows that around 70% of students come from various religious and cultural backgrounds. We welcome students from all religious, non-religious and cultural backgrounds.
Q. How do your fees compare to other private schools in the area?
A. Our fees are very competitive and offer great value for money.
Q. Do you offer family discounts?
A. Yes. For each family with two or more children enrolled, a discount applies.
Q. What are your class sizes?
A. Our class sizes are usually between 18-25 students from Early Learning right through to Year 12.
Q. Where is the campus located?
A. Our campus is on Edinburgh Road, Lilydale.
We welcome your enquiries
Please contact us for further information and to obtain a copy of our very competitive fee schedule or visit our website.
ELC Campus: 9761 9991
Primary Campus: 9728 8833
Secondary Campus: 9728 2211