Know Thy True Self
A well-rounded education: Huntingtower provides more than academic
rigour. Dedicated and professional staff ensure that each child is given the
encouragement and guidance necessary to develop sound values, beliefs
and attitudes. As a consequence, Huntingtower’s students are identified
by their thoughtful and caring approach to one another, their teachers and
their school. In all areas, including academic pursuits, sporting endeavour,
public speaking and debating, dramatic productions and a classical music
program that is the envy of many schools, Huntingtower students are
encouraged to strive to do their best.
Small is beautiful: With 773 students from Prep to Year 12, Huntingtower
students are able to be celebrated as individuals with unique gifts, talents
and needs. Each student is known, nurtured and loved. The average class
size at the VCE level is around 14, which ensures individual attention
at this most important time. There is a strong focus on the spiritual nature
of each individual. Huntingtower’s Christian environment encourages
respect of all faiths and an understanding of every individual’s unlimited
nature as a child of God, divine Love and divine Mind.
Huntingtower School (founded in 1927), situated in Mount Waverley, is a Christian values co-educational school of around 750 students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Our motto is “Nosce te Ipsum” or “Know thy true self”. Huntingtower is a school committed to building community and encouraging students to understand who they are while embracing their unlimited potential. Huntingtower aims is to provide a quality education based on spiritual and moral principles while encompassing a strong academic and co-curricular program. Its mission is to be a beneficial presence in the world and to uplift thought.
Our core philosophy is to nurture independent and thoughtful individuals with strong values. Huntingtower’s students are well-rounded and of strong character, thanks to our friendly and supportive environment, which allows young minds to grow and achieve their personal best.
We provide a broad and dynamic curriculum, encouraging academic excellence while maintaining a strong pastoral care structure that ensures the academic and personal needs our students are met.
As well as offering 26 VCE subjects, Huntingtower has an impressive range of co-curricular programs such as music, debating, drama, theatre, public speaking, sports, outdoor education and leadership development.
Extensive facilities include our new Performing Arts Centre, multi-sport fitness centre and swimming pool, senior and junior gymnasiums, soccer field, football and cricket oval, tennis courts and brand-new Hockey Astroturf.
Central to Huntingtower’s ethos is a sense of community, along with academic and sporting achievement, we pride ourselves on our kind, loving and inclusive learning environment, all set in parklike grounds.
Our daily motto is "to always be kind" and to see our students as having unlimited potential and to try to understand each individual student so providing a culture of excellent intellectual, spiritual and emotional education.
When you visit Huntingtower, you will be met with a smile and be made to feel very welcome by our wonderful students and staff. Our magnificent gardens and grounds provide a tranquil environment that makes Huntingtower a wonderful place to learn.
A school community serves its students well when it is aspirational for them. Our motto is “Nosce te Ipsum” or “Know thy true self”. Huntingtower is a school committed to building community and encouraging students to understand who they are while embracing their unlimited potential. We support and inspire all students to be the very best that they can be, and always reinforce a positive culture of kindness and love in everything they do.
Through strong values, expert teaching, dedicated staff and high expectations of personal growth and success, Huntingtower achieves excellent academic results. We also have an exemplary music program and a diverse co-curricular program. This provides numerous sporting and cultural opportunities including a rich outdoor education program and international collaborations. All students are expected to participate in the academic and co-curricular activities.
This year marks a time in the history of Huntingtower to reflect on the past, celebrate our successes and dream of the future. Throughout the year, our school community is looking forward to embracing the beauty of Huntingtower and working together to build a bright future.
I feel privileged to be a part of the loving Huntingtower community and I encourage you all to come and see our beautiful school for yourselves.
(as voted by site visitors)
HUNTINGTOWER, MOUNT WAVERLEY VIC