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At Nunawading Christian College, 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.

We believe in the unlimited potential of every student. Our dedicated teachers, who often feel more like mentors and friends, work tirelessly to provide an enriching and inspiring educational experience.

With a focus on both academic and personal development, we ensure that our students are well-rounded individuals ready to tackle the challenges of the future.

We encourage you to book a tour and experience our community for yourself.

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Growing with NCC: Let's get started

At Nunawading Christian College, the enrolment process is designed to ensure that every prospective student feels welcomed and supported.

To begin the journey with us, all families will have the opportunity to meet our friendly enrolment team. During this process, we will assess the student's suitability and readiness for our school community and provide a thoughtful written response to share with your family.

Our enrolment process typically begins 1-2 years before your preferred entry time. The primary intake years for joining Nunawading Christian College are as follows:

  • Foundation (formerly Prep)
  • Year 7

For these year levels, most application offers are made in June of the year before enrolment. We also welcome applications for other year levels; however, acceptance is subject to availability and meeting our standard criteria.

Below, we've compiled a step-by-step guide for our enrolment process.

Please Note: A non-refundable $250 processing fee is payable per enrolment application. This is separate from school fees, which can be found here.

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Below is our simple 7-step process for how to enrol your child at Nunawading Christian College

Our Enrolment team works hard to provide the best possible service to our future families. They are contactable by calling 9878 355 (extension 1) during school hours, or by emailing You can expect a response in a timely manner.

The application process is contactless, with an online form through which you can submit scanned or photographed copies of the required documents, and the enrolment acceptance paperwork is sent to you digitally.

1. Tour

Tours can be booked HERE and are a great way for you and your child to see our School at Work. If you would like to ask about availability or some other questions before scheduling a tour, feel free to call the Enrolment team on 9877 3555 extension 1 or via email on

2. Apply

Complete an online application for enrolment, including the required documents. A $250 per family, non-refundable application fee completes this process.

3. Wait

You will receive confirmation of receipt of your application and further advice depending on your situation: whether it is time to proceed to interview for you and your child, or if the application will be put on file until the appropriate time, in which case we will also notify you of when to expect to hear from us.

Please understand that waitlist preferences may be given to siblings of current students, ELC students or children of alumni.

4. Interview

Depending on the year of entry, your child’s placement on the waitlist and availability of a place, you will be contacted to arrange an interview with yourself and your child.

If it has been some time since completing the application form, you will be asked to again provide the two most recent reports, NAPLAN results or any other relevant reports.

Please note that for Year 7 entry we do not interview students below Year 5 and for Prep, we interview in the year before school entry.

Learn more about School Readiness

5. Offer

Following your family’s interview, the school may offer a place to your child. At this stage we will ask for your acceptance of confirmation, the return of completed paperwork, and payment of a $1,000 commitment fee per child which is due within 2 weeks of the offer being made. This will be credited against fees for the second term following commencement.

6. Confirm

Once your paperwork has been returned, and the fee has been received, our enrolment department will let you know that your child’s enrolment has been confirmed. Congratulations!

7. Welcome

We will send details of everything you need to know about joining our college community with plenty of time before your child begins at Nunawading Christian College.

You will also be placed on our email list so you can receive the school's monthly newsletter and stay up to date with what is happening at NCC.

Throughout the entire process our Enrolment Department is here to help, so please do not hesitate to contact the enrolment officer at any time if you have any questions or concerns.

Discover the heart of Nunawading Christian College: Where community, care, and education thrive

At NCC, we're more than just a school; we're a vibrant and nurturing community that's passionate about our students' growth and success.

Hear from our Prep teacher, Simone Austen, who explain what makes starting an educational journey at Nunawading Christian College so special.


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How do your fees compare with other private schools in the area?

Our fees are competitive in the Independent School sector. We also offer each family with two or more children a generous discount on tuition fees.

More information can be found in the Nunawading Christian College Fee Schedule.

What year levels do you offer?

Nunawading Christian College caters to students in both Primary and Secondary, from Foundation through to Year 12.

We also offer an Early Learning or Kindergarten program, with more information on fees and how to apply here.

Do you have any places available for my child’s year level?

Depending on the year level, we have some spaces available or, alternatively, a waiting list for full classes.

We encourage you to contact the college for information on a specific year level.

How many children are in each class?

At Nunawading Christian College, we prioritise providing an excellent education experience for our students. Class sizes may vary, but rest assured that we maintain a low student-to-teacher ratio. This allows us to offer personalised attention and support to each student, ensuring they receive the best possible education and support. There is usually, between 18-25 students in each class from Early Learning throughout the school.

Do you provide an Out of School Hours Care program?

Yes. Students can be booked into the Early Learning Centre from 7:00am and after school care from 3:30pm until 6:00pm. We also offer a School Holiday program from 7:00am to 6:00pm.

Learn more about the Nunawading Christian College OSHC program.

Please contact us with any further questions about your child’s learning at Nunawading Christian College.

Does the College have a Chaplain?

Yes. The college employs a full time chaplain for Primary and Secondary. We also have Student Wellbeing Officers for each school.

Learn more about our Student Wellbeing Programs.

Does the College offer a bus service? How much will it cost?

Yes. Our College buses operate throughout the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Routes can change from year to year depending on your family’s proximity to the current bus travel.

Learn more about transport options for students and see where our buses travel.

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Thank you for considering Nunawading Christian College

We welcome the opportunity to partner with you in your child’s education.

Since opening in 1952, Nunawading Christian College has grown and developed in line with our core philosophy of values-based education for the whole child. Our rich history has provided a firm foundation for the growth and development of our College in the future.

Nunawading Christian College facilities have been designed to best support the learning and growth of your child through their school years. Facilities cater for the academic physical, spiritual and social development of your child.

Our College is open to students from all backgrounds and beliefs. The College community welcomes all students and families who embrace the College ethos and objectives.

Please note: applications for enrolment are encouraged and accepted at any time, but due to demand and to avoid disappointment we suggest that you apply as early as possible.

Policies and procedures

We take the care and responsibility of our students’ welfare extremely seriously. We believe that every student has the right to receive the best possible education whilst in a safe and nurturing environment. Policies and procedures to assist this commitment are below:

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