Mountain View Adventist College
41 Doonside Road
Tel: 02 9622 2424
Religious Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventist
Early Learning: Yes
Learning Extension: Yes
International Students: Yes
Welcome to Mountain View Adventist College aone campus Pre-kindy to Year 12 school serving the community of Western Sydney with quality Christian education. Mountain View Adventist College offers your child a superior educational opportunity that builds on a careful foundation in key learning areas. We challenge each student to discover his/her particular gifts and talents in a variety of ways and believe that each child is special. As part of the Adventist school system we will support and encourage the needs of your child regardless of religious or cultural background and we have an emphasis on caring for all aspects of their development and growth.
A Caring Environment
At Mountain View Adventist College we provide a safe and happy environment for your child to learn within a supportive community. Our enthusiastic Highly professional teaching team focus on nurturing the strengths of our students. We offer an excellent early learning program catering for 4 year olds as well as the convenience of stimulating and secure after school care facilities. Our teachers work together with parents to bring continuity between school and home and are committed to keeping you informed and listening to your concerns. The foundation of our approach to educating your child is our secure and nurturing school environment. We create this environment through appreciation for individual needs respect for the children in our care and support for their values and opinions. Through this approach we will help your child to reach their full potential whilst developing self-esteem and an appreciation for the needs of others.
The Learning Program
We endeavour to maintain small class sizes so that the quality of education received by our students is kept at a consistently high level. By streaming classes for Literacy our advanced students are able to accelerate while at the same time we can provide learning support where it is needed. Our students demonstrate a high level of competence in basic skills indicated by standardised test results and awards in academic competitions. LOTE (Languages Other Than English) is part of the curriculum. We have well-resourced classrooms alibrary and a computer laboratory to provide ideal learning environments and allow your child to develop the expertise needed for today’s world. In our Junior school we have a special class for independent learners (Gateway). Gateway is a Grade 2 to 4 class that consists of high academic students selected by teachers according to their academic abilities and work ethic and ensures students are able to learn at a standard that caters to their individual learning ability. At Mountain View Adventist College we value creativity. This is fostered and affirmed in our art and music programs. Students can be part of the school band or choir as well as having the opportunity for individual music tuition. An active lifestyle is an important part of our school program. Our daily PE program fosters consistent fitness and our students benefit from the expertise of specialist instructors in gymnastics athletics and swimming. Our annual Swimming and Athletics Carnivals are great events for uniting school and family and our ASISSA membership (All Suburbs Independent Schools Sporting Association) gives our students the challenge of inter-school competition. Learning for tomorrowWhilst the Greater Sydney Adventist approach to education is a holistic one we place great emphasis on our students achieving to their highest potential academically. All of our independent schools provide a well-rounded and challenging curriculum that is designed to provide your child with access to up-to-date resources and offer a wide variety of subjects. The Sydney Adventist independent school system provides your child with a thorough grounding in key learning areas. It also offers a progressive and challenging curriculum that gives our students an excellent educational basis for their future years.
Our school gives families access to a Pre-kindy program that has been developed to help your child experience an easy transition to school life. Because the programs are run on the school grounds your child will become familiar with the daily surroundings people philosophy and routines of school.
Catering to individual needs
Our teachers aim to cater for all learning styles and incorporate a wide variety of activities such as music drama games technology art and verbal discussions in most subjects. These activities are additional to the more traditional styles of teaching using textbooks projects and assessments. The academic performance changes from each year depending on the body of students. It is our view that regardless of the class average or highest mark all students should be achieving at their potential.
More than just an education
Our aim is to give your child a full education program that will prepare them for life as well as work. With a lively extra-curricular enrichment program including participation in choir individual music tuition drama outdoor camps leadership opportunities adiverse sports programs and community service activities Your child will be able to develop and discover their own unique gifts and talents.
Open Day and School Tours
Please contact the school to find out about our next Open Day or to arrange a personal tour of the school.