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The roll-out of the Federal Government’s national school funding plan continues, as the so-called Gonski 2.0 passed the House of Representatives this week.
School funding has been a political issue for many decades and one that is often difficult to understand due to the many complexities not always explained in media coverage.
At Beaconhills, about 50 per cent of our funding comes from parent fees and other 50 per cent from Government (predominantly Federal) funding, as opposed to state schools in our region.
Under the proposed Gonski 2.0, we will receive about a 4.2 per cent increase in Federal Government funding over the next 10 years. Historically, the cost of education rises each year significantly more than the CPI (Consumer Price Index) – and our costs to operate Beaconhills are rising at around 5 per cent each year.
However, the College is confident that proposed funding increase to us of 4.2 per cent will enable us to maintain our current programs with minimal impact on parent fees.
Our mission for a new kitchen
Introducing our 2018 school captains
Farewell Year 12s
2018 College fees
Timely advice for exam time
Senior School leadership seminar
Why Year 9?
Calling for senior scholars
Wellbeing in action
Reports that tell the whole story
School funding landscape clearer
Personal Best projects unveiled
We have holidays covered
Remembrance Day services
Minister Merlino visits Year 9 Centre
Baseballer to represent Victoria
2017 All Schools Track and Field Championships
Jack’s charity drive helps homeless
Chinese Writing and Speaking Competition
East Timor classrooms ready for the wet season
Laundry bag project lightens the load
Diamonds dazzle at aerobics challenge
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