About Us

De La Salle College educates over 1,000 students across three campuses – Tiverton, Holy Eucharist and Kinnoull. Each campus is designed for every stage of your son’s development. We have an open enrolment policy and provide a contemporary learning community that encourages and supports personal excellence.

Founded in 1912, De La Salle College provides a Catholic education in the Lasallian tradition for students in Years 5 — 12. A non-zoned Catholic boys’ school; De La Salle College welcomes students throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area.

Our holistic learning environment and specialised programs ensure De La Salle students are challenged and supported throughout their school years. We provide a variety of pathways including VCE, VET and VCAL and our students learn in a community of faith and growth, founded on a culture of social justice. Our support networks, committed teaching staff and evolving technologies ensure our students reach their full potential throughout their education.

Our extensive range of co-curricular opportunities, strong sports program, rich music and drama programs and wellbeing support through the GROW (Growing Responsibility for my Own Wellbeing) program, complements classroom learning and provides a broadening of perspective for our students. We cater for students interested in music and performing arts with performance opportunities and private tuition available. We offer a variety of sports choices for students at a school level as well as ACC teams, state level competitions and High Performance Sports Teams with industry professionals coaching our students.

De La Salle are committed to social justice and helping others and students participate in fundraising or volunteer initiatives throughout each year. We prepare our students to fully participate in society with the skills for life-long learning and a foundation based on the Lasallian faith experience of value, respect and inclusiveness.

Discover De La Salle College through a College Tour to find out why the College is the right choice for your son.

Application forms are available here or contact our Registrar via email or (03) 9508 2186 for more information about the De La Salle College enrolment process.

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Mission Action Day 2019

On Mission Action Day (MAD for short), students from De La Salle College, Malvern conduct an annual walk‐a‐thon to raise money for the poor and marginalised where the De La Salle Brothers are working. The walk is approximately 13km along … visit this page »


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St James Brighton Community Mass

On Sunday 17 September 2017, the College celebrated a community mass at St James in Brighton. During the service, Year 12 student, Oliver Hart read a reflection on social justice at De La Salle College. Oliver’s full reflection has been … visit this page »

Holy Eucharist Year 9 Campus

On Thursday 31 January 2019 De La Salle College created history as we opened our new, dedicated Year 9 Campus in Malvern East. The Holy Eucharist Campus is De La Salle’s third campus and establishes the College as the first … visit this page »

Privacy Policy

Introduction This Privacy Policy applies to De La Salle College Malvern (DLS). The Policy sets out how DLS manages personal and sensitive information provided to or collected by it. In dealing with personal and sensitive information about individuals, DLS is bound … visit this page »

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College Information Videos

Peter Houlihan, Principal Jessica Alger, Deputy Principal — Students Martin Gibbs, Director of Students (Middle School) David Alexander, Year 9 Head of Campus

De La Salle College Prayer

Let us remember we are in the holy presence of God…  God, as our leader, and guided by the Lasallian Principles, we commit ourselves to lives of faith and excellence, compassion, courage and loyalty. May we have a humble heart, a … visit this page »

2019 College Captain — opening speech

On Friday 22 February 2019, College Captain Liam Jenkins, gave the following address at the Academic Awards and Investiture Assembly. A new school year, a new chapter, a new page or just the same old story? Ultimately, you write it — the choice is yours.  … visit this page »

COVID-19 Financial Hardship

The College Board want to assure families that they are very aware of the complexities and hardship faced by many at this time. They want to impress that it is important that we work together as a community to ensure … visit this page »

Rheims Centre for Science and Technology

On Wednesday 29 August 2018, the College’s Rheims Centre for Science and Technology was officially opened by the Mayor of Stonnington City Council, and Old Collegian Cr Steve Stefanopoulos (Class of 1992). The centre was blessed by The Reverend Monsignor Stuart … visit this page »

Safeguarding Children Accreditation

De La Salle College had a busy start to 2019, which included the opening of our new, dedicated Year 9 Campus. But despite the hustle and bustle, our commitment to the safety of children remains a clear priority.  The College’s … visit this page »

Student Leadership Day

On Friday 3 November, the Year 10 and 11 leaders successfully executed their “Brotherhood” program with the eager Year 7 students. After months of discussion and thorough planning, we created student-led activities to strengthen the camaraderie between the junior and senior … visit this page »

Complaints Handling Policy

This Complains Handling Policy (Students and Parents) applies to De La Salle College Malvern. This policy outlines De La Salle’s procedures for resolving student and parent complaints in an effective and timely manner. The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) … visit this page »

Young Lasallian Leadership Day

The Young Lasallian Leadership Day was great! There were lots of great things to learn about using my leadership influence. I enjoyed working with the Year 7, 8 and 9s, they were kind and I think that we all worked … visit this page »


2019 is the year of the Tercentenary of the death of our Founder, St John Baptist de La Salle. Throughout 2019, all Lasallian schools and works worldwide will celebrate the life and legacy of our Founder, St John Baptist de La … visit this page »

Whistleblower Policy

Rationale De La Salle College aims to build a culture that reflects sound governance and ethical behaviour. In accordance with that commitment, this Policy provides a foundation for investigation and response where reasonable grounds have been found to suspect misconduct … visit this page »

Strategic Plan 2020 — 2023

The De La Salle College 2020 — 2023 Strategic Plan is now available. De La Salle College aims to cement its position and reputation as the pre-eminent provider of a quality Catholic, Lasallian education for boys in Melbourne. The Strategic … visit this page »