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Schools in the Capital City LLEN (City of Melbourne)

Primary Schools

Carlton Gardens Primary School

215 Rathdowne St, Carlton VIC 3053

(03) 9663 6502


Carlton Gardens Primary School is located on the edge of Melbourne’s CBD. It stands opposite Carlton Gardens and the Melbourne Museum on busy Rathdowne Street. The historic building, which is heritage listed, is situated just one block from the vibrant Lygon Street precinct and is close to the University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. The enrolment number is currently sitting at 433 students and is predicted to grow. Carlton Gardens Primary has a large focus on ICT, Inquiry learning and the development of critical and creative thinking skills.

Kensington Primary School

62-74 McCracken St, Kensington 3031

(03) 9376 6013

Kensington Primary School, located four kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, is one of the oldest schools in Victoria. It has served its vibrant and rapidly changing inner city neighbourhood since 1881 and is proud of the role it plays in community life today. The school community believes that a diversity of cultures and values brings a richness to the school, developing tolerance and understanding and exposing students to other ways of thinking.  Just under half of the students are from language backgrounds other than English.  The school community includes a significant number of families from Horn of Africa countries as well as smaller numbers from Asian and European families.

North Melbourne Primary School

210 Errol St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

(03) 9329 6902

North Melbourne Primary School strives to develop a supportive and inclusive learning environment for the area’s diverse community. Professional teaching and learning milieu inspire students to become literate, numerate, socially competent, independent and inquisitive learners. The community connects with the nearby academic and medical institutions, Docklands precincts and inner-city dwellers. NMPS has been granted an enrolment ceiling for a number of years and its first priority is to enrol students and their siblings residing in our local neighbourhood area.

St. Michael’s Primary School

8 Brougham St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

(03) 9329 9206

St. Michael's has a long history, over 150 years, of providing education for children within the North Melbourne and surrounding areas. By 1868, the first St. Michael's School was built and opened on a site opposite the present-day North Melbourne swimming pool.

 St. Michael’s Primary School is a small catholic school in North Melbourne welcomes children and their families to a world of opportunities for learning. As a family partnerships school, they welcome culturally diverse, Catholic and multi-faith families to come together and learn.

Christ Church Grammar School

677 Punt Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141

(03) 9866 3540

Christ Church Grammar is a private school located in South Yarra. At Christ Church Grammar School they aspire to be the leading coeducational school for children through to Year 6 by embracing explicit, evidence-based learning; enabling every child to be their best; ensuring our children learn in an environment grounded by love and faith; and by fostering caring, supportive and enduring relationships with children, families and the community.

South Yarra Primary School

601 Punt Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141

(03) 9866 3424

South Yarra Primary School is committed to excellence across the entire curriculum. The explicit teaching and learning program has a focus on individual students. The school is structured intentionally to maximise learning opportunities for the population of children from a wide variety of backgrounds. The school provides a wide variety of extra-curricular programs. Student wellbeing is a high priority and intervention is made available for all students who require it. A strong partnership exists between community and school where the teaching and the learning

Carlton Primary School

Cnr of Palmerston & Drummond Sts, Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 6022

Carlton Primary School is a small, vibrant inner-city school with extensive grounds, gardens and play areas, located close to Melbourne CBD. The school celebrates its multicultural nature and is proud of its academic results. A unique feature of our school is a family/community engagement worker who supports and resources capacity building programs for students and their families. Carlton Primary School prides itself on the close relationship between teachers and students, and its capacity to meet individual needs. During 2018 the school was undergoing significant renovations and will not only provide great facilities for students going forward but also for their families and local community through the shared facilities and community spaces being provided. The Carlton Early Learning and Family Services Centre will bring education and care, maternal and child health, parenting services and play groups under one roof. Opening in 2019, the 98 place centre, located within Carlton Primary School, will be Melbourne’s first integrated learning centre, providing educational opportunities across early and primary years.


Schools in the City of Melbourne

High Schools

Kensington Community High School

405 Racecourse Rd, Kensington VIC 3031

(03) 9376 1953

Kensington Community High School is school that prides itself on practical learning initiatives, a safe and supportive educational environment and improved futures for students. The school believes in providing a quality education to students who have had difficulty accessing or maintaining an education within the mainstream education system. Students from years 7 to 12 have a choice of targeted and managed electives that provide students with a broad and engaging curriculum program. At Years 10, 11 and 12 Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificate programs are also provided with a focus on facilitating the transition between school and the workforce. In Years 11 and 12 a VCAL program is offered with emphasis placed on practical “hands on”, applied learning. The school is small, with a population of approximately 90 students enrolled at any given time.

Melbourne Girls Grammar

86 Anderson St, South Yarra VIC 3141

(03) 9862 9200

Melbourne Girls Grammar (MGGS) is a private Anglican School for girls from Early Learning to Year 12 catering for students across the full range of academic ability. The School is divided into four stages of schooling; Early Learning – 3 and 4 Year old’s, Junior Years – Prep to Year 4, Middle Years – Years 5 - 8, and Senior Years – Years 9 - 12. MGGS is a community that embraces its diversity and seeks to offer rich and varied opportunities for all types of girls to pursue their passions and interests

Melbourne Grammar School

355 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

(03) 9865 7555

Situated in the heart of Melbourne, Melbourne Grammar School is one of Australia's oldest schools, committed to being one of the world's leading teaching and learning institutions. Established in 1858, it is an independent Anglican school which attracts students of outstanding academic ability whose final year results are consistently among the country's highest. Most students move to tertiary education and on to professional careers. The School counts many of Australia's highest profile politicians, community and business leaders, academics and sportsmen among its alumni, as well as three former Prime Ministers. Our vision is to create an innovative, dynamic and technology-rich learning environment that provides every student with opportunities for success, self-discovery and leadership

University High School

77 Story St, Parkville VIC 3052

(03) 9347 2022

The University High School caters for approximately 1,225 students, most of whom reside in the local area. A proportion of the School's enrolment comes from further afield to participate in special programs like our music and gifted education program. The school population has a broad socio-economic, cultural and ethnic diversity. In 2017 University High School established four sub-schools. Each sub-school is named after a prominent alumni.

Victorian College for the Deaf

597 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

(03) 9510 1706

The Victorian College for the Deaf was established in 1860 and is one of Australia's oldest school for deaf and hard of hearing students. The college provides programs for both primary and secondary aged students. Some country students reside during the week at a family group home located in the south-eastern suburbs. They offer extensive grounds, including oval, cricket nets, basketball court, tennis court and  junior adventure playground.

Victorian College of the Arts

234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3006

(03) 8644 8644

The Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School provides a nationally and internationally recognized specialist program for the training of talented young dancers, musicians and visual artists. Integral to this program is the provision of a high-quality academic education that is also offered to other exceptional training organizations. This school has 46.4 equivalent fulltime staff, 2 principal class, 34 teachers and 10.4 educational support staff.

Wesley College Melbourne

234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3006
(03) 8644 8644

Established in 1866, Wesley College Melbourne, an open-entry school of the Uniting Church and is one of the largest independent coeducational schools in Australia. Wesley has 3 metropolitan campuses, Elsternwick, Glen Waverley and St Kilda Road and international partnerships with schools around the world. Wesley offers a broad curriculum, a balanced approach to learning, a concern for the whole student and the provision of opportunities for all young people to learn to know, to do, to live with and to be, within an innovative and caring environment. The rich and comprehensive educational program promotes not only excellent academic results, but has a concentrated focus on the arts, sport, outdoor education and community. There is a primary and secondary school campus in the city.

Haileybury City Campus

383 King Street West Melbourne VIC 3003

T: +61 3 9904 6008

Haileybury City Campus is a newly opened prep to grade 12 private school in Melbourne. The school features small class sizes. The Senior School (Years 9 to 12 by 2020) Students in Years 10 to 12 will have the option to spend time at Keysborough, where they can pick up extra subjects and participate in assemblies, House activities and sport.The campus has capacity for over 750 students.

St Aloysius College

31 Curran St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

9325 9200

Catholic secondary non selective girls school. It is a  Roman Catholic, secondary day school, catering for girls from year 7 to 12 in North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It was established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1887.

St Aloysius College has been at the forefront of girls’ education in North Melbourne for over 130 years. At St Aloysius they believe that girls thrive and excel in a single-sex environment. They develop resilience and confidence in a culture that encourages them to believe that nothing is beyond their reach or consideration. Whether a budding engineer, or an inspired artist, a talented sportswoman, or a business owner, teacher, florist or astronaut, they encourage your daughters to develop independent thought, and to support and challenge each other, alongside an enduring sense of service to others.

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