Berwick Campus Tour

  • 1. Main Ovals

    1. Main Ovals

    1. Main Ovals

    The Berwick school features a number of sporting fields, none bigger than the front main ovals.  On any given day these ovals will be filled with students participating in physical education classes or house sport.

    Sport forms an important part of the Haileybury Program. Health and Physical Education are part of the curriculum from the Early Learning Centre to Year 12.  From Year 7, Saturday Sport is compulsory with students having over 30 students to choose from.

  • 2. Early Learning Centre

    Early Learning Centre

    2. Early Learning Centre

    The Early Learning Centre at Edrington gives students the chance to explore and learn through play.  

    The centre has two Reception (3-4 year olds) classes and two Pre-Prep (4-5 year olds) classes.  The classrooms have been designed to provide students with the space to easily move between the indoor and outdoor environments. The flexibility within the rooms allows for freedom in the programming for the children.  

    A special feature of the Early Learning Centre program is the Literacy Program, which continues into the Junior School Program. Numeracy is also introduced, where number value, numerals, classifying, sequencing and addition are incorporated into the play based activities and program.

    The Pre-Prep Program operates on a full-time basis and the Reception Program offers 2 Day, 3 Day and 5 Day Program options.

    The Head of Edrington Early Learning, Rebecca Winzar is on-hand to guide your child through these special first years of schooling.

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  • 3. Arts Centre

    Music, Art and Drama Centre

    3. Arts Centre

    The Arts Centre is home to Music, Art and Drama at the Berwick campus.  The Centre's main foyer doubles as a gallery space where students can display their work.  Off the foyer flows the drama rooms, large art studios and music rooms.  All students from ELC to Year 8 use the art facility as part of the Haileybury Program.  

    The School prides itself on its strong music program which starts in the junior years and can be continued all the through to VCE.  In Year 2, students are divided into small groups to learn violin, viola, cello or double bass.

  • 4. Boys Middle School

    Boys Middle School

    4. Boys Middle School

    As part of the parallel education model boys and girls learn separately in the middle and senior years.  The Boys Middle School at Edrington caters specifically to the Years 5 to 8 boys and provides them with a space that is their own.  During recess and lunchtimes boys and girls have the opportunity to mix and socialise in the common areas.

    The boys attend classes within their area as well as utilising other facilities around the School such as the library, art centre, sports hall, sporting ovals, tuckshop and school hall. 

    Head of Boys Middle School, Adam Tobin ensures that the Middle School Program caters to the changing needs of students in these formative years.

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  • 5. Junior School

    Junior School

    5. Junior School

    The Edrington Junior School provides students from Prep to Year 4 with a fun and engaging learning environment.  All classrooms open out onto a large quadrangle area where students spend their recess and lunchtimes. As well as their own specialised area the students also utilise other areas of the School such as the library, art centre, sports hall, sporting ovals, tuckshop and school hall.

    The Haileybury Junior School Program has a strong focus on literacy and numeracy, which are the foundation schools off all learning at one of Berwick's top primary schools. 

    A strong Pastoral Care program ensures that children are nurtured at every stage and is overseen by Head of Junior School, Melissa Schoorman. To learn more about the Junior School Program, click here.

  • 6. Girls Middle School

    Girls Middle School

    6. Girls Middle School

    As part of the parallel education model boys and girls learn separately in the middle and senior years.  The Edrington Girls Middle School caters specifically to the Years 5 to 8 girls and provides them with a calming and engaging space that is their own.  The separate learning areas create structure where the particular needs of pre-adolescent and adolescent girls can be met. During recess and lunchtimes boys and girls have the opportunity to mix and socialise in the common areas.

    The girls attend classes within their area as well as utilising other facilities around the School such as the library, art centre, sports hall, sporting ovals, tuckshop and school hall. 

    The Head of Girls Middle School, Carly McLatchie is one hand to help guide the Edrington girls through these important years of schooling and individual growth.

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  • 7. Edrington Library

    Resource Centre

    7. Edrington Library

    The Castlefield Library offers the following resources and services: leisure fiction (print and digital), academic curriculum resources (print book and online/digital), academic research support, AV equipment for school projects, Digital/Information Literacy training/support, printing and digitisation services, student collaborative learning spaces, document editing and printing training/support, classroom spaces, reader advisory, school community event spaces, Makerspace sessions, timetabled Library lessons, Junior/Middle Book Clubs and  Information Literacy sessions.

    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.15 am - 5.00 pm

    E: lib-berwick@haileybury.vic.edu.au

    T: +61 3 9904 6203

  • 8. John Twist Hall

    John Twist Hall

    8. John Twist Hall

    The John Twist Hall was named after the first Head of Edrington when it opened in 1989.  The Hall is used for a number activities including assemblies, concerts, musicals, plays and functions.
  • 9. Pool

    Pool

    9. Pool

    The campus has 25 metre indoor heated swimming pool equipped with boys and girls change rooms.  The Pool is used by all year levels for a various range of activities.  House Swimming is a big event on the Middle School calendar with each of the four houses competing for glory.  
  • 10. Senior School

    Senior School

    10. Senior School

    The Senior School in Berwick allows students to have a small-school environment while enjoying being part of the larger school at Keysborough.  Students who choose to continue their studies at the Berwick campus for Years 10 - 12 spend three and a half days at Berwick and the remaining one and half days at Keysborough where they can pick up extra subjects if they wish.  The Berwick Senior School features separate areas for boys and girls, modern science rooms, large classrooms and a library.

  • 11. Senior School Library

    11. Senior School Library

    11. Senior School Library

    The Berwick Senior School Library offers the following resources and services: leisure fiction (print and digital), academic curriculum resources (print book and online/digital), academic research support, AV equipment for school projects, Digital/Information Literacy training/support, printing and digitisation services, student collaborative learning spaces, document editing and printing training/support, classroom spaces, reader advisory, school community event spaces and Student Library committee.

    Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

    E: lib-ssberwick@haileybury.vic.edu.au

    T: +61 3 9904 6204

  • 12. Girls Pre-Senior

    12. Girls Pre-Senior

    12. Girls Pre-Senior

    As part of Haileybury's unique Year 9 Program the girls have their own dedicated Pre-Senior Centre.  The Pre-Senior centres are located away from the Middle and Junior Schools to prepare them for their senior years as well as promote independence and resilience.  Much like in Middle School, the girl's classes take place within their Pre-Senior Centre, whilst still utilising the School's other facilities.  The boys and girls are encouraged to socialise in the common areas during recess and lunch.

  • 13. Boys Pre-Senior

    13. Boys Pre-Senior

    13. Boys Pre-Senior

    As part of Haileybury's unique Year 9 Program the boys have their own dedicated Pre-Senior Centre.  The Pre-Senior centres are located away from the Middle and Junior Schools to prepare them for their senior years as well as promote independence and resilience.  Much like in Middle School, the boy's classes take place within their Pre-Senior Centre, whilst still utilising the School's other facilities.  The boys and girls are encouraged to socialise in the common areas during recess and lunch.