Campuses and facilities
Campuses and Facilities
Pakenham Campus opened in 1982. It is nestled in the picturesque Toomuc Valley on 18 hectares of spacious grounds with natural landscapes and abundant birdlife. The campus includes the Little Beacons Learning Centre, the separate Year 9 precinct and neighbouring boarding house.
The impressive sport facilities include a well-equipped human movement centre, indoor tennis court, outdoor multipurpose courts and playing fields. Our 800 tiered-seating Performing Arts auditorium features professional-standard sound and light equipment.
Junior School children enjoy undercover play areas and their 10m long pirate ship playground, complete with walking plank, mast and tubular bells to encourage creative play.
Buildings are designed sustainably, with water tanks, vegetable and Indigenous gardens, large solar panel installations and other recycling initiatives part of this campus.
The Berwick Campus opened in 2003 with and has sweeping views from many classrooms across Berwick and Beaconsfield. Berwick Campus has a separate Little Beacons Learning Centre, Year 9 centre and spectacular Technology and Visual Arts buildings where large, spacious galleries enable regular displays and exhibitions.
Berwick Campus has retained substantial green areas for ovals and natural landscapes, along with multipurpose courts. Work is now underway on a three level $12.2m Community Arts and Recreation Centre (due to open 2022) which will include gyms, 640 tiered seating and fly tower, studios, exhibition spaces and music rooms.
Like Pakenham, all new buildings at the Berwick Campus are designed sustainably with extensive use of solar panels, water harvesting and recycling initiatives.
It’s 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. Call one of our bus co-ordinators for more details on 1300 002 225.
Regional and rural students may be eligible to use the School Bus Program to the Pakenham Campus. Details are on the PTV’s School Bus Program website. Learn how to register for the School Bus Program here.
PTV operates ‘School Special’ services during morning and afternoon school times. The buses stop in the grounds of our Pakenham Campus. MYKI fares may apply.
Beaconhills College operates four private buses servicing our Berwick Campus. Information on the routes, and charges for these services below. This information is updated in term 4 of each year with the following year’s transport costs and routes.