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How to enrol


You will find all the information you need to enrol in the links below, including our Planning Your Journey and Little Beacons Prospectus. We look forward to welcoming you to Beaconhills College. For further information please contact enrol@beaconhills.vic.edu.au

Planning Your Journey

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Little Beacons Prospectus

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COLLEGE ENROLMENT APPLICATION

We are delighted to receive your online application for a place at Beaconhills College.

Please note that this enrolment application is not an offer of a place.

For more information, refer to the ‘enrolment guidelines’, page 11.1 in Planning Your Journey or call our friendly enrolments team on 1300 002 225.

Before you apply:
  • Please read Planning Your Journey and understand our terms and conditions
  • Pay a $100 non-refundable application fee using a valid credit card at the time of submitting the application
  • Ensure that contact details of both parents are available
  • Ensure you have the following documents ready to upload:
    • Birth certificate
    • Court orders (where applicable)
    • Visa (where applicable)
  • Allow about 15 minutes to complete the online form. Once started, the form cannot be saved
  • You will be redirected to a payment page once the form has been submitted. Payment will need to be made using a valid credit card at the time of submitting.
  • If payment is not made, the application is considered incomplete and will not be processed.
  • Little Beacons Learning Centre applicants will receive a program preference form from the enrolments department once the application is received.

If you have previously submitted an enrolment application for any entry level, you are not required to re-submit a new application for the same student. For any updates or changes, please contact the enrolments team via email: enrol@beaconhills.vic.edu.au and we can assist with any required changes to an existing application.

To request a PDF version of the application form, please contact the enrolments team via email: enrol@beaconhills.vic.edu.au

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Little Beacons at Berwick Opening in 2020

College Fees 2020

per annum

Year Level Tuition+ Capital Levy Assistance Program Total
Prep - Year 2 6565 900 220 7685
Years 3 - 4 7245 900 220 8365
Year 5 7965 900 220 9085
Year 6 8670 900 220 9790
Year 7 8910 900 220 10,030
Year 8 8810 900 220 9930
Year 9 9905 900 220 11,025
Years 10 - 12 10,840 900 220 11,960

Payment options

Annual* Quarterly Monthly Fortnightly Weekly

*A 2.25% discount is applicable for annual payments made before 16 January.

TUITION PLUS

Tuition Plus means there are no extra costs when it comes to excursions, our Outdoor Education programs or subject levies. These costs are already built into our fees. It’s something that sets us apart from other schools and means you are getting the most for your education dollar.

Tuition Fees

Fees

It is a condition of entry into the College that fees are paid via the direct debit facility (with the exception of annual payment in advance option).

Sibling discount

Fee discounts apply for the third, fourth and subsequent children provided the students are attending Beaconhills College concurrently.

Annual fee payment in advance

A discount of 2.25% is available to families who wish to pay one full year's total tuition fee account and capital levy in advance (inclusive of the total of all school charges listed on your account).

Capital levy

The capital levy is a $900 per family annual compulsory contribution, which is non-tax deductible.

Parental assistance

The parental assistance levy of $220 is charged to the fee tuition account in conjunction with the capital levy. Should parents prefer to participate in College activities or donate goods and services, the College will provide a credit for the amount charged on the fee tuition account.

Endowment

It is a condition of entry that each family pays an endowment fee of $800 before the first child in the family attends the College.

Early Learning (Discovery) programs 2020

Rates for permanent bookings

3, 4 and 5 year olds Times Daily rate
Sessional program 9am - 3pm (school terms only) 112
Before sessional care 7 - 9am 23
Early Learning and combined care - 49 weeks of the year 7am - 6pm 125

Child Care (Seedling) programs 2020

Rates for permanent bookings - 49 weeks of the year

Type of care Times Daily rate
Daily rate 7am - 6pm 125

Outside School Hours (Beacon Club) 2020

Rates for permanent bookings

Type of care Times Daily rate
Before School Care 7 - 8.20am 23
After School Care 3.15 - 6pm 39
Vacation care 7am - 6pm 104

*Occasional care is 10% above listed fees and available for school age children only.

Please note the Child Care Subsidy may apply to children attending Little Beacons.

Scholarships



Beaconhills College’s scholarship program supports dedicated and talented students through their education as they continue to build on their strengths. Our scholars take advantage of the many academic, leadership and personal development opportunities at Beaconhills. All Beaconhills scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster.

CURRENTLY CLOSED

Senior School Scholarships

Senior School scholarships are open exclusively to any new student wishing to join the College in 2020 for Years 9 – 11.

If you can demonstrate an area of strength, academic achievement and tell us why you want to be a part of Beaconhills College for your final years of education, we would welcome your application.

Scholarships are awarded based on portfolio submissions plus an interview.

How to apply
  1. Complete the application form and email to enrol@beaconhills.vic.edu.au by COB Monday 19 August, 2019.
    Download the Senior Scholarship Application Form
  2. Deliver a portfolio* of your achievements together with copies of your last two years’ school reports and NAPLAN results to the reception desk at our Pakenham Campus, 30-34 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham.
    Please clearly label with your name.
    *Your portfolio may be in the form of a hard copy, USB or video. See the checklist on page two of the application form.
  3. All portfolios must be received at the College before COB on Monday 19 August, 2019. Late entries will not be accepted.
Key dates
  • Application and Portfolio submissions closed: COB Monday 19 August
  • Successful applicants notified: Friday 6 September

Please ensure your student portfolio contains the following information:

  • Academic records for the past two (2) years.
  • NAPLAN reports.
  • Information on your background and experience within your strength area/s.
  • Relevant competition participation and performance records including local, state and national competition levels.
  • Evidence of your contribution to your current school programs including any co-curricular activities.
  • Details of any involvement in broader community activities.
  • Summary of how you will make a positive contribution to the College.
  • For music applicants: Evidence of achievement at Grade 3 or above AMEB (or equivalent) exams in the form of certification and exam transcripts.

Transport Options


It is easy to reach our Pakenham and Berwick campuses by public transport. PTV buses shuttle between Pakenham station and the Pakenham Campus, and Beaconsfield railway station is a short 10-minute walk from the Berwick campus

Public transport information is available from Public Transport Victoria (PTV) as well as regional timetables and route maps for all services across Casey and Cardinia.

If you have any queries or need help please speak with one of our Bus Co-ordinators on 1300 002 225 (Pakenham - extension 3046, Berwick - extension 1113).

Pakenham Campus

PTV 'School Bus Program'

Regional and rural students may be eligible to use the School Bus Program to the Pakenham Campus. Details are available from the PTV's School Bus Program webpage.

Please refer to our Pakenham Campus transport options HERE, for full information on the application process to register your child for the School Bus Program.

PTV 'School Special''

PTV operates 'School Special' services during morning and afternoon school times. These buses stop in the grounds of our Pakenham Campus.

These buses and their routes can be located HERE, View AM or PM to find your bus route. MYKI fares may apply to these bus routes.

Berwick Campus

Charter Bus Service

Beaconhills College operates four private buses servicing our Berwick Campus. Information on the routes, and charges for these services can be found HERE, on our Berwick Campus transport page.

This information is updated in term 4 of each year with the following year’s transport costs and routes.