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Students are aiming for 'A's' in mental wellbeing and their education

26 March 2021

Thanks to our Living Learning program, students who have been strugglingat school due to menal health issues, are getting a better shot at success in education and life.

Therapy dog at The Hester Hornbrook Academy

Paws up for Hester Hornbrook Academy's latest recruit

23 March 2021

There's always great excitement when a new member of staff arrives on the scene, and never more so than when that staff member is a therapy dog! The Hester Hornbrook Academy recently welcomed Cavoodle Teddy to their ranks

Sally Lasslett, Principal of Hester Hornbrook Academy

Celebrating women in leadership at MCM

8 March 2021

International Women's Day is on March 8. The day calls for the full and effective participation and decision-making of women and girls in public life, the end of violence, achieving of equality, and the empowerment of all women.

Hester Hornbrook Academy Sunshine Open Day

The Hester Hornbrook Academy Sunshine Campus Open Day

2 February 2021

Come view our newest secondary school campus on Wednesday 24 March between 4PM and 7PM.

Hester Hornbrook Academy student

Hester Hornbrook Academy student recognised for volunteering excellence

9 December 2020

One student in particular from our Hester Hornbrook Academy should be recognised and thanked for his commitment and time to volunteering during the COVID19 crisis.

Young students playing sport for VCAL studies

New VCAL Sport and Recreation Program for Hester Hornbrook Academy students

24 November 2020

Our Hester Hornbrook Academy Sunshine campus is offering a unique VCAL program for Foundation and Intermediate students who are passionate about sport, fitness and recreation.

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Our response to COVID-19 and its impact on our services

8 April 2020

MCM recognises the effect COVID-19 is having on the community and our thoughts are with those who have been impacted here in Australia and around the world.


Youth workers in classrooms improving education outcomes at Hester Hornbrook Academy

29 November 2019

Evaluating the impact of a Youth Worker in the classroom has on education outcomes for students at Melbourne City Mission’s (MCM) Hester Hornbrook Academy (HHA) was the goal of a research project led by Victorian University.

Photo of two kindergarten aged children at MCM's Bassetts Road early learning centre

Early learning services now offering holiday discounts and days in lieu

22 July 2019

MCM's early learning services are excited to introduce new holiday discounts and days in lieu, enabling families to access ongoing, flexible childcare support that meets their family’s circumstances and needs.

HEAT cafe dates 2019

HEAT Cafes 2019

3 December 2018

The HEAT (Hospitality Employment & Training) program runs regular cafe days. Book in to a HEAT cafe day for a delicious two course lunch prepared by HEAT students for a very reasonable price.

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