Discere et Agere : To Learn and To Do

A Catholic boys’ college in the Edmund Rice Tradition

Achieving Excellence Through Learning and Doing

Welcome to St Bernard's College!

For more than 75 years, St Bernard's has served the local communities of Essendon and its surrounds with a quality Catholic Education. As well as our 14 hectare site at West Essendon, the College also operates its nine hectare Santa Monica campus on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne where our Year 9 away-from-home program is held.

Principal's Welcome

The video below features College Principal Adam Taylor's welcome message.

College News


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Important Notices


College Newsletter

The College newsletter is published every second Friday during Term. For a full list of publication dates, please visit the Newsletter page.

Download or view the current edition (28 April 2017) in PDF format [1028KB]:

The College newsletter contains all the latest news and events regarding College life, including regular contributions from the Music, Drama and Sports departments.

Parents are notified by email regarding the availability of each new edition of the newsletter. If you have not been receiving an email notification, please check that we have your correct email details via the college Parent Portal.

For more information, access to back issues and a list of publication dates, please visit the Newsletter page.

Upcoming Events

Term Dates

Please visit the Calendar page for a complete listing of upcoming events.