Heathdale Christian College first opened its Melton campus in 2014 following the purchase of the old Mowbray College site. Starting with 30 students the campus has grown into a Prep- Year 6 Primary School with approximately 100 students. Situated on 20 hectares in Melton’s West, our Melton campus boasts fully established state of the art facilities capable of sustaining a growing student population. The small landscaped gardens and the design of the campus speaks of community and adds a real sense of sense of peace and tranquility.
What you can expect from Heathdale at Melton
- Small class sizes, big school resources
- An intimate community with big school resources and opportunities:
- Full academic curriculum
- Discipline set out with Christian values
- Teachers who are caring, experienced, and committed to your child’s success
- New facilities and rooms
- School concerts, excursions, and sports carnivals
- Peace of mind and financial stability of a well established school.
- Strong connection with parents
- Dedicated bus service to take the kids to and from the campus
- Lower fees with all the benefits of a 1500+ school community.
A school you can rely on
When you send your child to the Melton campus of Heathdale, you can have peace of mind that your child will be part of a school with a rich history over more than 35 years (since 1982).
And be part of a school that’s growing every year, with more than 1300 students in 2017.
Proven high performer
When you send your child to the Melton campus of Heathdale your child will be part of one of the highest performing schools in Melbourne’s western suburbs. According to myschool and NAPLAN ratings, in 2015:
- VCE: In 2015 100% of VCE/VCAL students who applied for a tertiary place through VTAC received an offer in the first round. Of those students, 81% received either their first or second preference. Overall, 67% of our graduating students took up university positions, with the remaining students commencing TAFE studies, Work or ministry traineeships.
- NAPLAN: Students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 performed Significantly Higher or Higher than the National average, in all categories (Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar and Numeracy).
And on top of exceptional academic results, the latest college reports show that the Heathdale community rates the school above average and exceptional in the 2015 satisfaction survey.
Individual attention from small class sizes
Heathdale is large, but at Melton, your child will learn in small classes (up to 18 students instead of 28) with individual attention from teachers. Your child will grow in an intimate community where everyone will know and support each other.
Well-rounded Christian education
This support and individual attention, with a focus on Christ-centred living will give your child a well-rounded education with the confidence and life skills to succeed after they leave school.
New facilities, same strong curriculum and range of activies
Qualified and experienced teachers will teach your child the same curriculum run as our large Werribee campus, including: Indonesian, Media Arts, Digital Technologies, Writing, and Geography. And your child can be part of the Private Music Program.
Your child will be part of the wider school community for concerts, carnivals, and excursions with students from the Werribee campus.
The difference is that your child will be inspired to learn in the new facilities on the beautiful campus with its spacious classrooms, full library, and well equipped gym.
"If you believe in building a good foundation for your children, Heathdale would be your option. The teachers and staff are exceptional, very caring and approachable. As an involved parent and through my ongoing contact and experience with the school, I can honestly say that I trust that my children are in good hands." - Clair, Grade 1 Parent
"Heathdale is a fantastic school that offers a fantastic education with small class sizes and amazing staff that not only care about your child's educational needs but also their emotional needs and well being." - Natalie, Grade 2 Parent
"I cannot recommend Heathdale more highly. You simply MUST go for a tour and see for yourself how awesome the school environment is. The environment that our children spend most of their waking hours in, is critical and not something to take lightly. Melton Campus ticks all our boxes - Christ-centred, outstanding teachers, flexible & supportive environment, exceptional facilities and small class sizes." - Jo, Prep & Grade 3 Parent