Kilbreda College, Mentone VIC

Gender

Girls

Years

7-12

Enrolments

900

Established: 1904

Principal: Nicole Mangelsdorf

Address: 118 Mentone Parade, Mentone 3194

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Key Information

Staff

80 Teaching

35 Non Teaching

Fees

$6,615 (Year 7)

$6,615 (Year 12)

VCE Subjects

31

Languages

Italian, Japanese & French

Features

VET Available

About our school

Located in the heart of Bayside, Mentone, directly opposite the Mentone Railway Station, Kilbreda has been proudly educating young women in the Brigidine Tradition for over 118 years. Our College values of Compassion, Courage, Hope, Hospitality, Justice and Wonder, underpin every aspect of College life. At our College, our innovative curriculum acknowledges, celebrates and values the experiences of students as they establish individual identities within our community. They will experience an education that is transformative through a contemporary and comprehensive learning environment that empowers them to be well-informed, independent and critical thinkers in this ever-changing world. Within our students we develop and nurture a growing capacity to engage with empathy in the lives of one another and within and beyond our community. In addition to community programs and partnerships our students are encouraged to partake in an extensive co-curricular program with a commitment to STEM, the Arts, Sport, Living Justice and Sustainability. We recognise that each of our students are unique and are committed to ensuring that they are are known, challenged and supported. With an emphasis on student wellbeing, our tailored programs foster an inclusive, nurturing culture that encourages a sense of pride, purpose and belonging.

Principal's Message

Founded in 1904, Kilbreda College is a Catholic secondary school for girls where Christianity is lived out through core Gospel values and in the Brigidine tradition of Strength and Kindliness. We are a learning focused school where as individuals and as a whole school community we strive for continuous growth with an emphasis on improving learning outcomes.

In partnership with families, we support and encourage our students to achieve excellent individual learning and wellbeing outcomes. We are committed to providing a contemporary, comprehensive, and innovative learning environment that empowers young women to be well-informed, independent and critical thinkers who are confident to embrace an ever changing world. At Kilbreda College, staff and students form a collaborative learning community. In this safe, nurturing and challenging environment, students develop a sense of self-belief, integrity and confidence that will enable them to become part of a generation responsible for bringing positive change to our world. We encourage our students to aspire to be people of hope and compassion with a personal commitment to justice and the courage to respond to the needs of others.

Through exposure to a rigorous learning environment, an extensive co-curricular program and a deep commitment to social justice, our mission is to inspire our students to pursue academic excellence, express their creativity and embrace opportunities for leadership and service. We celebrate the diversity and unique gifts of our students and encourage and support them to develop into confident and articulate young women.

I invite you to join us for one of our Open Mornings, Talk and Tours our at our annual Open Evening to learn more about our wonderful College.

Ms Nicole Mangelsdorf

Principal

Quick Facts

  • Top 10 Victorian Catholic Secondary School – based on 2020 VCE results
  • Extensive Student Leadership opportunities
  • VCAL pathway available
  • Extensive co-curricular program
  • Well-resourced Wellbeing Team
  • Sustainability Victoria ‘ResourceSmart’ school
  • Religious Education program centered around Social Justice
  • Unique Year 9 BRIDGES Program
  • Contemporary learning spaces
  • Cultural and Language immersions

More from the school

Facilities

  • Industrial Kitchen / Food Technology Centre
  • STEM Centre
  • Year 12 Study Area
  • Library Resource Centre
  • LOTE Resource Centre
  • Dedicated Year 9 Centre (with Classrooms)
  • Careers Resource Centre
  • Counselling Rooms
  • Dance and Drama Studios x 3
  • Weights/Circuit Room
  • Basketball Courts x 4 (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Outdoor Multi-purpose Area (gathering place)
  • Pro-Bounce Synthetic Netball Courts x 4
  • Pro-Bounce Synthetic Tennis Courts x 4
  • Volleyball Courts x 2 (indoor)
  • Soccer Pitch
  • Hockey Pitch
  • Oval
  • Science Labs x 5
  • Year 7 to 9 Laptop Program
  • Visual and Creative Arts Centre
  • Ceramics
  • Product Design and Technology Centre
  • Darkroom
  • Music Centre
  • Chapel (undercover seating)
  • Canteen
  • Year 12 Kitchen (with private undercover seating)
  • 400 Seat Auditorium
  • Hall
  • VCAL Centre
  • Wellbeing Centre
  • Multi-Purpose Indoor Facilities
  • ICT Help Centre
  • Music Tuition Centre
  • Landscaped Gardens

NAPLAN Results

Year Reading Writing Spelling Grammar Numeracy
Year 7 559 540 553 564 559
Year 9 602 568 594 591 592

This table above shows the average student results at this school for the year 2019.
Naplan data is sourced from: https://www.myschool.edu.au

Destinations

University enrolled: 55%
TAFE/VET enrolled 25%
Employment 6%

Campus Locations

Main Campus

118 Mentone Parade, Mentone, 3194

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