School Profile

St Louis de Montfort’s School is a co-educational Catholic parish primary school located in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Aspendale on the Mornington Peninsula. We are committed to providing a curriculum which will ensure the intellectual, social, physical, aesthetic and moral development of all students.

The school is on a site of 3.4 hectares (8.5 acres), approximately 1.2 km from Aspendale railway station on the Frankston line. The school is within a kilometre of the beach and is only two kilometres from Mordialloc. At the rear of the school is a municipal bicycle path and a secondary drain, which leads to the Edithvale Wetlands. Aspendale Gardens, on the far side of the secondary drain is linked to the school by footbridges. Road access is via Mordialloc or Edithvale.

The structure of the school comprises 28 classes, all of which are straight grades, with an average of 26 students per class.

Special Features

  • A caring, supportive staff
  • An active parent and parish community
  • KidsMatter Mental health initiative
  • Restorative Practices approach to behaviour management
  • Garden-to-Kitchen Program for Years 1-4
  • You Can Do It, Bounce Back and Make Jesus Real SEL programs
  • Reading Recovery support for Year 1
  • Staff mentoring and coaching
  • Sacramental classes, school & class liturgies
  • Specialist teachers in Visual Art, Music, Physical Education & Chinese (Mandarin)
  • A school psychologist 2 days per week; counsellor, speech pathologist and occupational therapist 1day per week
  • State-of-the-art computer facilities and online services
  • Interactive Whiteboards in all classrooms
  • Sets of 8 iPads for P-3 and 1:1 iPad BYOD program for Years 4-6
  • Surround sound hearing systems for students with hearing loss
  • Spacious well-maintained grounds, with a native garden setting
  • Extensive range of adventure playground equipment
  • Church, church hall and meeting rooms
  • Inter-school sports program for Years 5 & 6
  • P–2 swimming lessons
  • Swimming squad for Years 3–6
  • P–6 beach safety program
  • Annual Athletic Sports Day for Juniors P-2 and Seniors 3-6
  • Annual Cross Country Event for Years 3-6
  • Auskick, Goalkick, Netball, In2Cricket and Tennis options onsite after hours
  • Sunsmart policy
  • Excursions/In-school productions
  • Buddy program from Prep to Year 6
  • Annual 3 day Outdoor Camp for Year 5
  • Annual 5 day Educational Camp Tour of Canberra for Year 6
  • Annual Talent Quest for Juniors P-2 and Seniors 3-6
  • Biennial Musical Production, Culture Day and Art Show
  • Participation in Wakakirri Story-Dance Festival/CEOM Drama Festival every two years
  • Weekly assemblies
  • School leaders, sports captains & class captains
  • Senior Choir Years 3–6 & Junior Christmas Carolling Choir P–2
  • eSmart; Performance and Development Culture; and KidsMatther accreditation
  • 5-star sustainability accreditation
  • Before and After School Care onsite
  • Canteen 3 days per week