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Contact our friendly staff with any further questions about Heritage College.

Are you a Christian college?

Yes. Heritage College is owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Our mission is to provide quality Christian education which caters for the development of the mind, body and spirit of all students. We welcome students from all backgrounds who uphold the values of the college.

 

How many students are there in each class?

Usually between 18-25 students in each class throughout Primary and Secondary.

 

What time does school start?

School begins at 9am at both campus locations. For daily bell times, please click here for the Narre Warren South campus and here for our Officer campus.

 

How do the fees compare with other private schools in the area?

Heritage College fees are competitive and offer great value for money. Heritage College offers a broad range of subjects and opportunities for students while ensuring fees are reasonable and competitive with other local private schools. A copy of the current Fee Schedule can be found here.

 

Does Heritage College offer family discounts for larger families?

Yes. For each family with two or more children enrolled, discounts apply.

 

Does the college have a chaplain?

Yes. Heritage College employs a full-time chaplain for both primary and secondary-aged students. The college also has a Student Wellbeing Coordinator. For more information, visit our Wellbeing page.

 

Does the college offer a bus service?

Yes. Heritage College has a fleet of buses that service local suburbs including Noble Park, Dandenong, Clyde, Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren, Berwick, Hampton Park, Cranbourne and Pakenham.  In addition, a 40-seater coach also drops off at specific locations in Pakenham, Hampton Park and Berwick. A service to Koo Wee Rup, Bayles and Bunyip is also available. Coaches and buses readily service the new housing estates in the area of Allira at Berwick, Heritage Rise, Timbertop and Skymont at Officer. Read more on the bus service here.

 

Is there an Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) program?

Heritage College has an OSHC at Officer Campus which is available to students from the Narre Warren South campus as well. Students can be booked into the Early Learning Centre from 7am, with before and after school care from 7am – 8:30am and 3:20pm – 6pm. During term breaks, a School Holiday program operates from 7am – 6pm. Read more at the OSHC and Vacation Care page

 

Does the college have a canteen?

Yes. Opening in 2018, the canteen updates with fresh new menu items each term and easy ordering system. Orders are placed Monday morning, with all menu items cooked on site each week. Canteen days are Tuesday for the Narre Warren South Campus, and Wednesday for the Officer Campus. Please visit the Canteen page for more information and to view the current menu.

 

Where can I purchase the school uniform?

Brand new uniform elements can be purchased from Noone Imagewear in Beaconsfield. Our college also has second-hand uniform shops located on each campus. Read more on the second-hand uniform shop on campus.

 

What types of camps and excursions do you have?

As part of extended learning opportunities throughout the curriculum, Heritage College runs a number of different camps that cater specifically for each year level. Read more about camps and excursions for secondary students.

 

How do I inform the school of my child’s absence?

You must notify the school by no later than 9.30 of the day that your child is anticipated to be away. You can notify the school by leaving a message with reception (03 9796 0100) or by email: absences@heritagecollege.vic.edu.au.