The Best Schools in Melbourne's West

From childcare through to tertiary institutions, there’s so much on offer!

22 March 2021

Much more than a thriving address by the river, The Grove in Tarneit has everything you could ever hope for close to home - including access to some of the best schools in Melbourne’s west.

If easy access to quality education is a priority for your family, then a new home at The Grove might just have your name on it.

Read on to learn more about schools in Tarneit and what life could be like when you call this delightful address home.


Liveability is The Grove, Tarneit

The Grove has been masterplanned by Frasers Property Australia to give you all the very best that life has to offer.

This picture-perfect estate is nestled between two rivers and will soon enjoy its very own wetlands.

The Grove has been designed to make the day-to-day convenient for the whole family, from preschoolers to parents.

When you live at The Grove in Tarneit, you get a complete balanced lifestyle, with access to everything from recreation to education opportunities.

Here’s a comprehensive round up of the schools in the area.


Childcare and kindergarten

Pop the kids into daycare or kindy while you go about your busy day. The established childcare centres in the neighbourhood will make your life convenient and hassle free.

Just a short  drive from home at The Grove, you’ll find Lili’s Early Learning Centre, Only About Children Tarneit, and Greenvue Kindergarten.      

Only a few more minutes up the road and you’ll arrive at Tarneit Central Kindergarten and Kool Kidz Childcare.


Schooling close to home

Two proposed schools within The Grove Tarneit will give you the lifestyle you’ve always wanted for your family.

A public primary school and a separate public secondary school right by home will allow you to walk the kids to school, or when they’re old enough, to send them on their own way!

With quality schooling so close to home, your kids can make better use of their after school hours doing homework, playing sport or spending time with friends.

If you’re thinking of starting a family in the future, these proposed schools could be the perfect fit for you.


Primary schools in Tarneit

If your children are a little older and need to move into an established primary school, there’s plenty of choice available near The Grove in Tarneit.

Tarneit Rise Primary School and St John the Apostle Primary School are a short drive from home. 

Meanwhile Bellbridge Primary school and Bethany Catholic Primary School are just a 13-minute drive away, making school drop offs a breeze.


Prep – 12

Consider sending your kids to a prep to 12 school, where they can become a member of a close-knit community and make connections that last a lifetime.

Melbourne Islamic College and Al-Taqwa College are both close to The Grove.

Good News Lutheran and Westbourne Grammar School are also a quick drive away.

For secular schooling, see Tarneit P-9 College at just 5 minutes’ drive from home.


Secondary schools

Until the proposed secondary school at The Grove is up and running, there are plenty of options for schooling nearby.

Tarneit Senior College is a short 6-minute drive away and Thomas Carr College is just an 8-minute car ride.

Only 12 minutes down the road, you’ll arrive at Hoppers Crossing Secondary College, and add another 5 minutes to get to Suzanne Cory High School.


Further education

Whether you’re looking for yourself or for the kids, living at The Grove, Tarneit gives you access to some of Melbourne’s top-ranking further education institutions.

Victoria University and Melbourne University both have new campuses in neighbouring Werribee, just a short  drive away.

Or make your way further afield to another university in Melbourne. Tarneit train station is 5.8km from home, with a V/Line train connecting you to Southern Cross, Geelong and Warnambool.


The best schools in Melbourne’s west 

As you can see, The Grove in Tarneit is close to a comprehensive selection of public and private schools.

From primary schools in Tarneit to secondary schools in neighbouring Hoppers Crossing, choose your children’s education based on your lifestyle and values.

The Grove, Tarneit is also well-positioned so that you have access to childcare and kindergarten for the under 5s.

And if you’re thinking about your teen’s future, or to upskill in your own career, it’s never too late to learn with higher education opportunities close to home.

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