Virtual Tours

Mornington Year 11-12

Welcome to the Mornington Year 11-12 Senior Campus!The Mornington Senior Campus is a dedicated facility for our Year 11 and 12 students. Students are drawn from our three Year 7-10 Campuses at Mornington, Rosebud and Tyabb, to attend the Senior Campus in their final years of school.The Year 11-12 Campus is located directly behind the behind the Mornington Year 7-10 Campus.It is seen here, to the left of the Gym.
This group of general classrooms surround a grassed passive lunch area for senior students. The Study Centre and VCAL (Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning) classrooms are also located here.There are areas for quiet study both indoors and outdoors!A bird’s eye view of the Mornington Year11-12 Campus including lockers and Study Centre, an undercover lunch/barbeque area in the centre and the Agriculture and Horticulture facility & vineyard is on the far left.Senior students at work in one of the computer labs.
This area of the Mornington Year 11-12 Campus encompasses the following facilities for senior students and staff: Senior Student Administration, Staff Room, House Co-ordinators’ offices, Computer labs and Science labs.Active recreation and sporting events may take place on the senior footy oval and the Gym. Passive recreational areas are located throughout the campus.Senior students share the use of some facilities located in the Mornington Year 7-10 Campus, such as the Library. They have a dedicated area of the Library in which to work.Senior Arts, Music and Technology students walk up to the Year 7-10 Campus for their classes.
Senior Visual Communication and DesignSenior Visual Communication and DesignSenior Technology - WoodSenior Technology - Food
Senior Technology - FoodSenior Technology - FoodSenior Technology - FoodSenior Technology – Textiles
The Agriculture and Horticulture facility is located beside the Year 11-12 Campus.The Agriculture and Horticulture facility has a productive vineyard, various vegetable patches, animals and garden landscaping projects on the go!The Agriculture and Horticulture facility has a productive vineyard, various vegetable patches, animals and garden landscaping projects on the go!Some of the senior boys designed and built a wood fired pizza oven in Ag Hort.
We have approximately 600 students enrolled in the Mornington Year 11-12 Campus.

Mornington Year 7 - 10

Welcome to Padua College, Mornington CampusThe Mornington Campus is located just off the Nepean Highway on Oakbank Road, Mornington Victoria.The College is immediately surrounded by the semi-rural and residential areas of Mornington and Mt Eliza, with Mount Martha, Moorooduc and Port Phillip Bay nearby.Students who live on the Mornington Peninsula (from the Mt Eliza and Mornington Parishes) are eligible to attend the Mornington Year 7-10 Campus. Each student from our Junior Campuses at Mornington, Rosebud and Tyabb then moves on to the Mornington Year
If you plan to visit the College in person, please enter Gate 2.The visitor car park is located in front of the Administration building.All visitors entering the College must sign in and collect a visitor tag from Reception in the Administration building.If you have booked in for a guided tour of the school, please meet at Reception in the Administration building.
The College has extensive grounds with mainly Australian plants throughout the garden areas, and a wetlands area at the far end of the campus.Active play can take place on the sealed courts, soccer pitch and the two Campus ovals.The two Mornington Campus ovals.Sealed courts are used for numerous sporting activities.
The Mornington Year 7-10 Campus football oval, seen at the bottom right of this photo, is designated for our junior students. We have approx. 900 students enrolled in the Mornington Year 7-10 Campus.Junior students in a PE class. Students wear their PE Uniform (Padua white polo top & shorts) to school on the days when the have a double PE class. They change into their House coloured polo top for their PE class.The Mornington Year 11-12 Campus oval is located behind the Gym, for the use of our senior students. We have approx. 600 senior students enrolled.Enter Gate 4 to access the Paul Girolami Hall/Gymnasium at the Mornington Campus, which is also used for Assemblies, the Whole School Mass, House Activity Days and Liturgies. This is where all the new Year 7 students meet for their first day of school. Th
Enter Gate 4 for before & after school pick-up.  There are traffic controllers on duty at the start and end of each day to direct you. Note the 5 km/hr speed limit in the College grounds.  If you are collecting a student at the school please allow time - The Ursula Frayne Centre is where Parent/Teacher interviews, Parent Information Nights and other large gatherings take place.  This building also houses the Student Programs Department.Technology – Wood and Systems classroomsThe Arts precinct includes specialist classrooms dedicated for the following subjects: Drama, Music, Media, Visual Communication & Design, Art as well as Technology – Wood & Systems.
There are two Drama studios with professional lighting and sound systems.The Mary Bowe Quadrangle is set aside as a passive play and lunch area for Junior Campus students.The Mary Bowe Quadrangle is set aside as a passive play and lunch area for Junior Campus students.The Chapel is centrally located in the school.
The Joan Cotter wing is located on the Oakbank Road side of the college. It houses general classrooms, Student Admin, a staff room and Dobson’s Uniform Shop. The blue and gold House Co-ordinators’ offices are also located here.The oval cluster houses general classrooms, the red and green House Co-ordinators’ offices and a Student Admin area.

Mornington Chapel

Padua College is a Catholic school and ‘The Chapel of St Francis of Assisi,’ opened in December 2009, is a special place for quiet reflection.Padua College is a Catholic school and ‘The Chapel of St Francis of Assisi,’ opened in December 2009, is a special place for quiet reflection.The Chapel is located centrally at the Mornington Campus.The Chapel is located centrally at the Mornington Campus.
The Chapel is located centrally at the Mornington Campus.Padua College commissioned the Liturgical Artist, Anthony Russo to design and make the artworks.Liturgical Artist, Anthony Russo states that “Adopting a 'Franciscan' theme, through the use of particular materials, textures and form, the Chapel is firmly connected to the earth… quietly revealing the spirit.”“This Chapel and its Artworks were designed and created as one, however, each stands independently, revealing small fragments of the invisible as we journey through the site.” Liturgical Artist, Anthony Russo
“The Altar and Lectern, both connected to the earth through their stone columns, emerge from the slate floor. Towards the top the stone columns are parted with the pristine shimmer of the stainless steel revealing within it the spirit, this supports the r“The Altar and Lectern, both connected to the earth through their stone columns, emerge from the slate floor. Towards the top the stone columns are parted with the pristine shimmer of the stainless steel revealing within it the spirit, this supports the r“The stone lectern supports the timber platen revealing the word.”  Liturgical Artist, Anthony RussoThe stained glass windows represent the four House Clusters at Padua College.
The stained glass windows represent the four House Clusters at Padua College.Liturgical Artist, Anthony Russo states that “the image of the crucifix for me is where the real explosion of the physical and spiritual realms collide. The crucifixion demonstrates the powerful link between the physical and the ethereal. In this work theLiturgical Artist, Anthony Russo states that “the image of the crucifix for me is where the real explosion of the physical and spiritual realms collide. The crucifixion demonstrates the powerful link between the physical and the ethereal. In this work theThe water feature outside the entrance to the Chapel.
The Chapel of St Francis of AssisiThe Chapel of St Francis of Assisi

Rosebud Campus

The Rosebud Campus is a situated in the southern area of the Mornington Peninsula. It can be seen here in the foreground, with Arthur’s Seat National Park and Port Phillip Bay (Rosebud, McCrae, Dromana and Safety Beach) in the background.The Rosebud Campus backs onto the Mornington Peninsula Freeway extension. Exit the freeway at Jetty Road to access the campus.Students in Year 7-10 who live on the Southern Peninsula area (from the Dromana, Rosebud and Sorrento Parishes) are eligible to attend the Rosebud Campus. Students then attend the Year 11-12 Campus in Mornington for their senior studies. This photo is looThe College has extensive grounds and indigenous plants throughout the garden areas.
Padua College, Rosebud Campus is found at Inglewood Crescent, Rosebud, Victoria (Melway Ref. Map 170 E5)The College is clearly signposted on the front fence.Entry to the Rosebud Campus is on Inglewood Crescent, via Gate 2.The Dobson’s Uniform Shop is located behind Gate 2; seen here in the background.
Staff and Visitor parking is available on campus.All visitors to the Rosebud Campus must report to the Administration building.The Administration building is where to meet if you have booked in for a guided tour of the school.Padua College is a Catholic school. ‘The Chapel of Our Lady of the Sea’ at Rosebud Campus is a special place for quiet reflection.
Inside The Chapel of Our Lady of the SeaPadua College is named after St Anthony of Padua. This is the St Anthony Centre/Gym at the Rosebud Campus, which is used for PE classes as well as liturgies, masses and assemblies.Entrance to the St Anthony Centre/Gym. This is where all the new Year 7 students meet for their first day of school.
The St Anthony Centre/Gym.The St Anthony Centre/Gym.Approaching the Library (at left). The Administration building and Computer labs are on the right.The Library (in the centre of the photo). Behind are the Art, Textiles and the Visual Communication and Design (VCD) studios.
The Library.The Library.Art, Textiles and VCD studios. Students gather at the locker area in the background.The Art Room.
Another view of the Art, Textiles and the VCD studiosThe Visual Communication and Design (VCD) studio.L-R: The Chapel, Science Labs and the Materials Design and Technology (MDT) studio.The Science labs.
L-R: Agriculture & Horticulture, the MDT studio and the Science labs. Arthur’s Seat National Park is in the background.The Agriculture & Horticulture (Ag Hort) Facility.The Agriculture & Horticulture (Ag Hort) Facility.L-R: The Year 7 Lockers, Computer labs and general classrooms.
Music, Drama and the Mercy Centre are located at the North-East section of the campus.Food Technology – kitchens and dining room.Food Technology – kitchens and dining room.There is a passive play area under the shade sails, located in front of the Canteen. Student Programs is to the left.
Bird’s eye view of the Rosebud Campus.Footy ovalFooty oval and Soccer PitchSoccer Pitch
Soccer PitchL-R: Some of the sealed courts and the Agriculture & Horticulture Facility.Passive play areas in the courtyards are protected from the sun by trees and shade sails.Passive play areas in the courtyards are protected from the sun by trees and shade sails.
Passive play areas in the courtyards are protected from the sun by trees and shade sails.

Tyabb Campus

Welcome to the virtual tour of Padua College, Tyabb Campus.The Tyabb Campus is located at 1585 Frankston-Flinders Road, Tyabb. The entrance is clearly signposted at the traffic lights.Reception - Ms Debbie Hill will sign you in when you visit, and assist you with any enquiries.The general learning area classrooms at Tyabb Campus are designed to promote creative and productive learning.
The general learning area classrooms at Tyabb Campus are designed to promote creative and productive learning.Break out areas between classrooms allow for small group activities to take place.Break out areas between classrooms allow for small group activities to take place.At Padua College the Science laboratories are extensively equipped to provide students with excellent learning in all areas of science
At Padua College the Science laboratories are extensively equipped to provide students with excellent learning in all areas of scienceThe Gym is rarely empty! Lots of sporting activities are on offer, both in PE classes and at lunchtime.The Tyabb Campus Library has space for quiet study, reading and class work. Hard copy books, e-books plus all the resources of all three Padua College Libraries are available to our students!The stage in the Gym allows for assemblies, liturgies and formal events to take place.
The Food Technology classroom caters for all our budding master chefs!The Wood Technology classroom, where safety is vital and creativity flourishes.A huge playground is available for students, with a shaded area for relaxed play. Outside sporting facilities include a footy oval, soccer pitch and cricket nets.There are limited dates available for guided school tours that take place throughout the year. If you and your child would like to join us in person, please book by calling the Tyabb Campus on (03) 5978 2700.

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