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You will find all the information you need to enrol in the links below, including our Application form, Planning Your Journey, College Prospectus 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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College Application

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College Prospectus

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Little Beacons Prospectus

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College Fees 2017

per annum

Year Level Tuition+ Capital Levy Assistance Program Total
Prep - Year 2 6020 825 200 7045
Years 3 - 4 6645 825 200 7670
Year 5 7305 825 200 8330
Year 6 7950 825 200 8975
Years 7 - 8 8080 825 200 9105
Year 9 9085 825 200 10,110
Years 10 - 12 9895 825 200 10,920

Payment Options

Annual* Quarterly Monthly Fortnightly Weekly

*A 3.5% 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 3.5% 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 and Assistance Program

The Capital Levy is a $825 per family annual compulsory contribution, which is non-tax deductible.

Parental Assistance

The Parental Assistance levy of $200 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 to the College a contribution of $800 prior to the first child in the family attending the College.

Early Learning Programs 2017

Rates for permanent bookings - 49 weeks of the year

3, 4 and 5 Year Olds Times Daily Rate
Sessional Program 9am - 3pm (School Terms only) 102
Before Sessional Care 7 - 9am 20
Integrated Program (Early Learning and Childcare) 7am - 6pm 112

Child Care Programs 2017

Rates for permanent bookings - 49 weeks of the year

Type of Care Times Daily Rate
Daily Rate 7am - 6pm 112
Before School Care 7 - 8.20am 20
After School Care* 3.15 - 6pm 35
Vacation Care* 7am - 6pm 94

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

Please note all fees at Little Beacons are eligible to receive the CCB rebate.

Scholarships


Applications for our 2018 Indigenous and Senior School scholarships will open soon.
Applications for 2018 Academic, Performing Arts and General Excellence scholarships are now closed. 2019 applications will open in early 2018.


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

This year we have added two new scholarships to our traditional Academic, Performing Arts and General Excellence scholarship program. Applications for our Indigenous and Senior School scholarships will open mid-year – more details to come closer to the dates. PLEASE NOTE: These two new scholarships are available only to external students wishing to enter the College in 2018.

All Beaconhills scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster, providing up to 50 per cent reduction on basic tuition fees for students starting Years 7-11.

Academic Scholarships

CURRENTLY CLOSED – Academic scholarships are awarded based on the results of the EduTest exam, an interview with the Campus Principal and at the discretion of the Headmaster.

Students applying only for an Academic scholarship do not need to supply a portfolio of evidence. All Academic scholarship applicants must register and complete the EduTest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 20 May 2017 to be considered for this category.

Please note: students who wish to apply for extra categories such as General Excellence and/ or Performing Arts will need to provide a portfolio to support their application. Please refer to the category notes for details on the content that should be supplied in student portfolios.

Senior School Scholarships

CURRENTLY CLOSED – details will be available closer to the middle of the year (for external students only)

Indigenous Scholarships

CURRENTLY CLOSED – details will be available closer to the middle of the year (for external students only).

Performing Arts Scholarships

CURRENTLY CLOSED – Performing Arts scholarships fall under three sub-sections: music, dance or drama. To be considered for the Performing Arts category, students must register for, and complete, the EduTest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 20 May 2017 AND submit a portfolio of evidence to support their application.

While students are pre-selected for auditions based on the strength of their portfolios, acceptable academic performance is also a significant element for Performing Arts candidates. Student records should demonstrate appropriate standards and consistent effort in other areas of student learning.

We strongly suggest that all Performing Arts portfolios include the following information:

  • Academic records for the past three years
  • AIM / NAPLAN data
  • Information on the student’s background and experience within their Performing Arts strength area e.g. music/ dance / drama. This can be a video or short film (30 seconds to two minutes) or a CD, DVD or USB.
  • Relevant competition participation and performance records including local, state and national competition levels
  • For music applicants: Evidence of achievement at Grade 3 or above AMEB (or equivalent) exams in the form of certification and exam transcripts
  • Evidence of the student’s contribution to their current school programs including any co-curricular activities
  • Details of student involvement in broader community activities

Candidates with strong portfolios will be selected to perform at an audition on Saturday 27 May 2017. Following the audition process, students will be shortlisted for Campus interviews and for recommendation to the Headmaster.

Note: Academic applicants may also be considered for Performing Arts where they have submitted a portfolio of evidence.

General Excellence Scholarships

CURRENTLY CLOSED – The Beaconhills General Excellence category reflects our holistic education ethos. It seeks to support students who reflect our College values in their conduct and show consistent, strong results in school reports and exam data, or by evidence of marked improvements in their learning outcomes.

Applicants for the General Excellence category should also demonstrate outstanding abilities in one or more areas including:

  • Visual Arts
  • Design
  • Technology
  • Sport
  • Leadership
  • Community / environmental service

Students may have one key area of strength or multiple strength areas supported by positive school reports and/or solid performance in the EduTest Scholarship Exam.

To be considered for the General Excellence category students must register for and complete the EduTest Scholarship Examination on Saturday 20 of May 2017 AND submit a portfolio of evidence to support their application.

We strongly suggest that all General Excellence portfolios include the following information:

  • Academic records for the past three years
  • AIM/NAPLAN data
  • Information on the student’s background and experience within their General Excellence strength area/s. This can be a video or short film (30 seconds to two minutes) or a CD, DVD or USB.
  • Relevant competition participation and performance records including local, state and national competition levels. Please note for sports applicants: the student’s field of strength should be part of the College’s existing curricular or extra-curricular programs.
  • Evidence of the student’s contribution to their current school programs including any co-curricular activities
  • Details of student involvement in broader community activities

Note: Academic applicants may also be considered for General Excellence where they have submitted a portfolio of evidence.

HOW TO APPLY for Academic, Performing Arts and General Excellence scholarships

  1. Scholarships are open to all students entering Years 7-11 in 2018.
  2. Applications open Friday 17 March and close Friday 12 May, 2017.
  3. All Applicants must sit the EduTest Scholarship Examination (for an $80 fee), conducted by an independent assessor. Applicants can apply for more than one type of scholarship for no extra cost.
  4. Submit a Portfolio of Evidence Application (Performing Arts and General Excellence Applicants only)
  5. Attend an Audition if shortlisted (Performing Arts only)
    Drama Applicants will be able to download the monologues here prior to their audition. Senior (Years 10-11) | Junior (Years 7-9)

All shortlisted applicants will then be invited to an interview with the relevant Campus Principal as part of the final offer stage.

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 routes 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).

Please note: Services, routes and stops shown in the links below are indicative and may change at any time without notice. Please contact our Bus Co-ordinators to confirm the most current information.

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.

BUS 1 - Menzies Creek

BUS 2 - Emerald / Mt Burnett

BUS 3 - Macclesfield / Cockatoo

BUS 4 - Cockatoo / Gembrook

BUS 5 - Dewhurst / Guys Hill

BUS 6 - Upper Beaconsfield #2

BUS 7 - Upper Beaconsfield #1

BUS 8 - Pakenham Upper

BUS 10 - Nar Nar Goon North #2

BUS 12 - Tynong North

BUS 13 - Garfield / Tynong / Nar Nar Goon

BUS 14 - Bayles / Cora Lynn / Nar Nar Goon

BUS 15 - Officedale

PAKENHAM CAMPUS

PTV 'School Special'

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

CT1 (am) / CT1 (pm)- Harkaway to Pakenham Campus

CT2 (am) - Endeavour Hills all stops to Berwick, then express to Pakenham Campus

CT2 (pm) - Pakenham Campus all stops to Endeavour Hills

CT3 (am) / CT3 (pm) - Narren Warren North to Berwick, all stops, then express to Pakenham Campus

CT4 - Berwick to Pakenham Campus, via Princes Hwy, all PTV stops

926 (am) - Fountain Gate via Berwick to Pakenham Campus, all PTV stops

CT5 (pm) - Pakenham Campus to Berwick station, all PTV stops

Berwick Campus

charter bus service

Beaconhills College operates four charter routes servicing our Berwick Campus.

BUS 1 - Emerald to Berwick Campus via Belgrave, Narre Warren East & Harkaway

Bus 2 - Lysterfield to Berwick Campus via Rowville, Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren

BUS 3 (am) / BUS 3 (pm) - Cranbourne North to Berwick Campus via Narre Warren South

BUS 4 (am) / BUS 4 (pm) - Hampton Park to Berwick Campus via Narre Warren