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Pastoral care

Pastorally we pride ourselves on the strength of our House system. This serves as the hub of interaction within the Senior School and provides the framework for our major inter-House competitions.

More importantly, mentor groups in each House serve as an opportunity for a smaller, vertical grouping of students from Years 9 to 12 enabling them to know one another under the guidance and direction of a mentor. Mentors within the Senior School are responsible for overseeing the total wellbeing of their students and for being aware of all aspects of the boy’s school life. The mentor’s role includes ensuring that each boy feels safe, known and connected to the School community so that their potential may be reached, as such the mentor is often the first port of call for a teacher or parent.

For administrative and pastoral purposes, Hutchins is divided into four mini-schools:

  • ELC (Early Learning Centre) is for boys aged from 3 to 8 years: Pre-Kindergarten to Year 2
  • Junior School is for boys aged 8 to 12: Year 3 to Year 6
  • Middle School is for students aged 12 to 14: Year 7 and Year 8
  • Senior School is for students aged 14 to 18: Year 9 to Year 12

To learn more about the opportunities we provide for boys to become their best, contact our Enrolments Assistant, submit an online Enquiry form or phone 03 6221 4236. We encourage you to book a tour with our Registrar as this is the best way to see our School in action. Read more…