Northside Christian College

Northside Christian College

Bundoora VIC, Melbourne Northern Suburbs

Northside Christian College is a non-denominational, coeducational, Christian College that commenced in 1979. The College is committed to providing high quality Christian Education in a caring, encouraging, learning community to families of Melbourne’s northern suburbs. We aim to maximise the potential of every child, equipping them for lifelong learning and developing their character based on Biblical values.

Our mission and vision

Our mission, ‘Transforming lives through Christ and the wonder of learning’, articulates the College’s commitment to preparing a generation for lifelong learning in order that they have the capacity to make a positive difference in their community. Through the design and structuring of the College’s learning programs and modern learning environments, the College community is well equipped to nurture and develop the unique talent, gifting and interests of every child.

Our curriculum

The College aims to challenge each student to achieve their best, while providing students with an opportunity to study a broad range of subjects. The College curriculum provides students with a great opportunity to study subjects across a wide range of learning areas. The College has developed the school curriculum to place a significant emphasis on literacy and numeracy.

In the Senior School (Years 10–12), our VCE program offers students small classes and an individualised approach to learning. Our VCAL programs offers a hands-on option for students in Years 11 and 12. For a growing family-friendly school, we offer a remarkable range of learning and co-curricular opportunities. Our College belongs to the Northern Melbourne Vocational Education and Training (VET) cluster and our students may choose from a wide array of VET courses offered in one of 52 schools.

As a Christian Learning Community, we have over 40 years of tradition in educating our students to live out the timeless values of perseverance, humility and integrity, preparing our young people for meaningful and purposeful engagement in every area of their lives.

Our leaders

Our Student Leadership Program provides opportunities for students to develop and put into practice their leadership potential in serving their fellow students and the wider community. We seek to be a ‘school without borders’, and increasingly work alongside local universities and other organisations to maximise access to high quality learning environments.

Our unique community

The Prep to Year 12 learning community at Northside Christian College has a small village feel, fostering a nurturing and caring environment where every child is valued. Our programs are designed to meet students’ individual needs, whatever they are, seeking to ensure that every child’s unique, God-given qualities are developed. High value is placed on the development of resilience, leadership and character throughout the College.

Our future

We look to the future with hope, confident of our calling and determined in our commitment to train a skilled and Godly generation of young people to take their place in the community, living purposeful lives in God’s service.

It is our prayer and desire that every student will have a positive experience at school. A positive experience involves students developing healthy relationships, achieving their personal best, maintaining physical and emotional wellbeing and developing a greater understanding of Christian faith and character.

For more information about our College or to attend a Principal’s Tour, please visit our website at www.ncc.vic.edu.au or call us on (03) 9467 2499.

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 489
Up to Year 6: 298
In high school: 191
In Year 12: 24

Gender in depth

Female: 49%

Male: 51%

Other Requirements


Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

Math classes: streamed and mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
Mandarin

Senior secondary subjects overview

19 VCE level 3/4 studies
31 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

10 VET program(s) available
15 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 8%

Median Score: 31

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 91%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled: 67%

TAFE/VET enrolled: 7%

Apprentice/Trainee: 7%

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (3)

Activities

Activities (57)

Extra-curricular

Extra-curricular (5)

Music

Music (21)

Sports

Sports (9)

Support Staff

Support Staff (78)

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School Details

Sector

Independent

Level

Combined

Gender

Co-Ed

Religion

Christian

Principal: Mr Damian Higgins

Addresses:

31 McLeans Rd Bundoora Victoria 3083

Tel: (03) 9467 2499

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