Hellyer College

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  • Address: 41-43 Mooreville Road, Burnie TAS 7320
  • Year established: 1976
  • Number of students: 670

Hellyer College is a dynamic place of learning that is focused on providing a range of learning opportunities for all Year 11 and 12 students in Burnie and surrounding areas.

With over 90 subjects, Hellyer College offers a range of academic pathways to the University of Tasmania, and Vocational Education and Training (VET) and with supportive links to TasTAFE and other tertiary education providers.

Key subjects and extracurricular activities:

  • Creative Arts and Performing Arts
  • Outdoor Education and Leadership
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Technologies
  • Mathematics Specialized 4, Chemistry 4, and Physics 4
  • National Titration Competition
  • University High Achiever Program (HAP)

College facilities

  • STEAM Makerspace includes robotics, 3D printers, virtual reality and film production studio
  • Technology and design workshops
  • Modern science labs and maths classrooms
  • Photography darkroom and spacious art rooms
  • School gym, climbing wall, tennis courts and sports oval
  • Performance studios for drama and dance
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Hairdressing and beauty studio
  • Hellyer College Student Residence onsite catering for 82 students
  • School canteen providing healthy hot and cold food

Student support and wellbeing

  • Career and Life Planning (CLP) supports students in developing career pathways
  • Learning support – peer mentor program in Mathematics; Literacy, Numeracy and Information and communications technology (ICT) support
  • Breakfast Club – students can access free breakfast in the cafe every day