New parent resources

New to Beaconhills College? Welcome! This new parent resources page has all the information you need before joining our Beaconhills community.

Welcome to Beaconhills

Congratulations on choosing a Beaconhills education. Here are answers to some of the key questions you may have about the College before your child starts school. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 002 225 if you need any more information.

BeaconNet portal

BeaconNet portal

BeaconNet is the College’s password-protected portal. BeaconNet contains extensive information essential to each student’s education. This includes newsletters, reports, timetables, section information and many more resources.

New parents will receive their BeaconNet login information before their child’s interview.

Booklists and devices

Booklists and devices

Information about booklists, learning devices, apps and cyber-safety is here in our BeLearning Lounge.

 

Join the club

Join the club

Beaconhills has a host of exciting clubs, sporting teams and activities. From the Equestrian Club, to Human Powered Vehicles, mountain biking, tennis, running, Cadet Unit and snowsports, there is something to suit every interest.

Beaconhills’ Pakenham and Berwick campuses compete as part of the South Eastern Independent Schools Association (SEISA). SEISA comprises Beaconhills, St Paul’s Anglican College, Gippsland Grammar and Newhaven College. Competition in a wide range of sports occurs during the school week, with home and away matches. SEISA also holds cultural and leadership events during the year.

 

Performing arts

Performing arts

Our performing arts program has launched professional careers in dance, drama and music. Private tuition is available on a range of musical instruments; piano, recorder, flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion, guitar, voice and orchestral strings.

Choirs, ensembles, dance groups, guitar groups, jazz bands, string orchestras and drama clubs are just some of the ways to be involved. Students perform in annual concerts, at assemblies, in performing arts festivals and musical productions.  Email enquiries@beaconhills.vic.edu.au to find out more.

Calendar and term dates

Calendar and term dates

College calendar and term dates for 2021 are here.

Uniforms

Uniforms

The College Shop is located at our Pakenham Campus, 30-34 Toomuc Valley Rd, Pakenham.

You can visit the shop in person or order online. Please note that the College Shop does not accept cash, only EFTPOS or credit card. Uniforms can be ordered online using the My School Connect payment system.

 

Canteens

Canteens

Each campus has its own canteen, with Beaconhills food services staff. Menus are designed by our experienced Head of Food Services chef, with many dishes incorporating fresh, organic produce from our College vegetable gardens.

For the Early Years Program, all food is prepared fresh onsite and provided to children. Junior School (Years Prep to 4) children can order from the canteens with food delivered to classrooms. Students in Middle School (Year 5) and older can buy food at the canteen, or orders can be placed online using My School Connect. Please note canteens do not accept cash.

MyDetails

MyDetails

Before your child starts school, you will be sent a link to MyDetails on BeaconNet, which records essential family details such as medical history, emergency contacts and photo publishing preferences.

Uniforms

The College Shop is located at our Pakenham Campus, 30-34 Toomuc Valley Rd, Pakenham.

You can visit the shop in person or order online. Please note that the College Shop does not accept cash, only EFTPOS or credit card. Uniforms can be ordered online using the My School Connect payment system.

 

Details about Beaconhills school uniform requirements are in these brochures.

Maps and transport

You will fine a downloadable PDF of the Berwick Campus map and Pakenham Campus map, along with transport information for each of the campuses below.