St John’s College

Founded in 1979, St John’s College is an independent, Christian, co-educational P-12 school which is open to all denominations. The College is centrally located in the Melbourne suburb of Preston; accessible by public transport, major commuter corridors and within easy reach of inner, northern and eastern suburbs.

School Founded
1979
Student Numbers
250
Affiliation
Greek Orthodox
Gender
Co-educational
Year Levels
PREP – YEAR 12
Boarding
No
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21 Railway Place

West Preston

Victoria

3072

Founded in 1979, St John’s College is an independent, Christian, co-educational P-12 school which is open to all denominations. The College is centrally located in the Melbourne suburb of Preston; accessible by public transport, major commuter corridors and within easy reach of inner, northern and eastern suburbs.

St John’s College offers a seamless P to12 teaching and learning program. Our mission is to provide high quality education and care for our students in the Orthodox Christian ethos, in partnership with families. Through learning from best practice, we provide experiences, knowledge, skills and values to prepare students for higher education, training, employment and life in a changing world. We aspire to be the school of choice for all families. We aim to achieve excellent student results and high levels of student, staff and parent satisfaction. As a College we aim to develop students with the ability to LEAD. We aim to Love God and one another, by being respectful and compassionate, to show integrity, tolerance and a desire to help others. Our purpose is to Excel in life and learning, to have fun, enjoy families and friendships. We aspire to Achieve by aiming high and striving for personal best in all aspects of growth and development. We dare to Dream and make a difference, to have the faith and courage to persevere and persist with optimism and resilience. The College is well recognised for offering small classes and a personalised approach to teaching and learning. It has also maintained a consistently high record of students’ admission to tertiary institutions. Our School Motto “Forever Excelling” encapsulates our vision and aspirations and drives our determination to provide an excellent and comprehensive education to our students.

The College offers a challenging broad-based academic and specialist co-curricular programs designed to enrich and maximise the learning experience of all students.

VCE, VET and LOTE are offered.

Christian Education, Sports, Art, Performance Art, Music, Modern Greek language and Services Programs are also very much part of the St John’s College experience.

Tailored learning programs that differentiate, enrich and support students are available. Junior College students can participate in the after school program which runs during term time.

A Ready Set Prep program is offered to assist kindergarten children transition to school. The program involves social interaction, emotional wellbeing, literacy and numeracy activities.

Students are encouraged to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities including dance, performing arts, languages, private music lessons (piano, strings and guitar), etc. which gives students the opportunity to perform publicly in the wider community, and community service. A camp program is also provided.

St John’s College aims to create a positive and happy atmosphere conducive to learning. We have a strong pastoral care program that promotes and develops self-confidence, social and cultural development, and an appreciation of members of the school and wider community.

The College provides a wide variety of facilities including –

• state-of-the-art gymnasium/Performing Arts Centre,

• sporting grounds,

• an adventure playground,

• computer laboratories,

• food technology,

• art and music facilities and

• new fully-equipped science centre.

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