Helena College is an independent, co-educational and non-denominational day school guided by the founding principles of peace, compassion and tolerance. The College was authorised as an International Baccalaureate World School in 2012.
Situated in the picturesque Hills district of Perth, Western Australia, at the crest of the Darling Range, the College provides an enjoyable learning environment. The Senior School campus is adjacent to the John Forrest National Park in Glen Forrest and the Junior School campus occupies a prominent position in Darlington commanding sweeping views of the coastal plain. The College is well placed for families in the thirteen communities of the Mundaring Shire, and with easy access from Kalamunda, Maida Vale, Midland and regions north.
The Junior School has a long history dating back over 100 years, whilst the secondary Senior School campus commenced in 1988. The Junior School (Years K-6) has an enrolment of 220 students. The Senior School has 510 students, spread across Middle School (Years 7-9) and Upper School (Years 10-12). Total current enrolment across the two schools is 730 students.
As from 2016 the Senior School will cater for students from Years 6-12. As of 2017 the Junior School will cater for second class of Year 5 students providing an additional 19 students the opportunity for a Helena College education.
TOUR DATES 2015
Senior School Friday, 11 September
Junior School Friday, 18 September
Senior School Friday, 6 November
Junior School Friday, 13 November
Helena College is one of the few schools in Western Australia that continues to offer a strong and vibrant camps programme with the aim of developing the whole student through a range of personal and group challenges. The programme begins with a sleepover in Pre-Primary and continues to Year 12, with each year bringing a new activities that encourage students to challenge themselves in a safe environment.
For our students, the camps are often among their fondest memories of Helena College.
To be a school where students are inspired to be the best they can be; where they are encouraged to develop confidence, ability and passion to achieve their goals; and to have the skills and commitment to leave a positive footprint on the world.
- To educate and inspire students to be the best they can be by providing a balanced focus on whole child development.
- To be a school where students, teachers and parents actively engage as partners in the educational process.
- To be a school with high expectations of learning and achievement by offering creative, engaging and challenging educational experiences in a nurturing environment.
- Integrity and responsibility
- Inclusivity and participation
- Caring and compassion
- Respect for self, others and our surroundings