Gilson College is a Christian co-educational college providing primary and secondary education to students from a diverse range of backgrounds and beliefs. The College is part of a worldwide network of institutions connected to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, including schools, universities and hospitals, with a proud tradition of excellence for over 140 years. We offer values-based education within a Christian worldview that caters for every individual in an innovative and supportive environment. This year, we will continue to build a thriving, Christ-centered community that honours the past, respects the present and strives for future success. Through excellence in education, we will develop people of integrity and Christian character.
Our Primary School is carefully designed to provide opportunities for all student to achieve their maximum development intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically. We value experience-based learning and extend our students' learning through flagship programs like bush-school and peer learning.
Our Secondary School is a place where students thrive in a Christ-centred, future-focused, values-based environment. We pursue excellence in all areas of school life and strive to make school an inspiring place through our flagship programs like Learning4Life and University Study Trips.
At Gilson Mernda, nurturing the growth and success of our students is our priority. Our school is a vibrant and diverse community where students and parents feel a sense of belonging and support. You can start your enrolment application online.
Our School Principal, Ms Kristin Hankins, is a multi-talented leader who proudly encapsulates our school values. With an exceptional passion for learning and the ability to inspire students and staff, she is at the very core of our educational excellence.
Join Gilson College students, staff and parents to find out more about student life and learning at Gilson. School tours are your best chance to catch an authentic glimpse of student life in Early Learning, Primary and Secondary.
At Gilson College, we offer your child values-based Christian education from Foundation to Year 12. Our College has the facilities and teacher expertise to provide an exceptional future-focused education that builds character for life.
Gilson College acknowledges the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation as the land's traditional custodians. We recognise that by learning from the past, we can best care for each other in the future. We are committed to working as Jesus did to achieve a legacy of reconciliation, justice and hope for all Australians.