Heathdale Christian College

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Heathdale Christian College
Heathdale Christian College logo.jpg
Location
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Coordinates37°52′52″S 144°40′52″E / 37.881°S 144.681°E / -37.881; 144.681Coordinates: 37°52′52″S 144°40′52″E / 37.881°S 144.681°E / -37.881; 144.681
Information
TypeChristian, Co-educational
MottoTo glorify God through Christ-centred education that helps children develop their God given potential.
DenominationNon-denominational Christianity
Established1982
PrincipalRoss Grace
GradesK-12 (P-6 at the Melton campus)
Enrolment1216 Students (as of 2016)[1]
HousesCarey, Judson, Stanway, Taylor
Colour(s)Red, White, Navy Blue               
Website

Heathdale Christian College is an independent, non-denominational, Christian, co-educational school in Werribee, in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Heathdale Werribee Campus offers classes for students at all levels, kindergarten to VCE (Victorian Certificate of Education). The College also offers Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) to Year 11 and 12 students.

The current total student enrolment is 1216 (across 2 campuses), with 198 teaching and non-teaching staff currently employed. Most students reside in the western suburbs of Melbourne. The current principal of Heathdale Christian College is Ross Grace.

The school has a co-curricular program that includes activities such as debating, Jan camp, public speaking, choirs, outdoor education and various sports. The senior year levels (9 to 12) have the opportunity to compete in a yearly inter-school sports and cultural competition with Tyndale Christian School to win the 'Dale Cup', which is currently residing with Tyndale, while Year 8 students have the opportunity to compete in a yearly inter-school sports and cultural competition with King's College

Heathdale Christian College also has a campus in Melton, Victoria.[2] This school commenced in 2014 with students in Prep to Year 4 and has now grown to be able to accept students from Prep to Year 6.[3]

House system[edit]

Students are divided into one of four houses upon enrolling for the college. These houses compete every year in different academic and sporting events. Each house is named after a notable missionary.

Carey (Named after William Carey)

Judson (Named after Adoniram Judson)

Stanway (Named after Alfred Stanway)

Taylor (Named after Hudson Taylor)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "My Schools - Heathdale Christian College". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Heathdale Christian College, Kurunjang Campus". Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  3. ^ Humpage, Ami (5 February 2014). "Heathdale Christian College opens its new junior campus at former Mowbray College Patterson campus". Herald Sun. Retrieved 1 March 2015.

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