CBC St Kilda possesses extensive high quality learning facilities. The College has four Science Laboratories, a major Music Centre with an outdoor concert stage and a three storey Creative Arts Centre which is used for design technology, art, ceramics, and visual communication and design. In addition there is easy and comprehensive student access to technology, including computer rooms, individual Netbook provision at the Year 9 Balaclava Campus, and data projection facilities in a large number of learning spaces.

The College Library is an impressive Multimedia Learning Resource Centre. The College also boasts a 25m heated indoor swimming pool, which is used as part of the Health and Physical Education program; for swimming training, as well as being utilised outside of school hours by an independent swim school for members of the local community. The Gym and Fitness area is also accessed by students and is available outside of school hours for use by members of the public.

Other facilities include our Drama Theatre which is used for smaller productions, while major music and drama productions are be held in the Logue Hall. The beautifully restored Edmund Rice Chapel is used on a regular basis for classroom Masses and for quiet reflection by both staff and students. Our Student Services area provides a warm, comfortable place for students and parents to meet with our pastoral care staff. The Careers Room may be accessed by students during class time, recess, lunch and after school when the Careers Counsellor is in attendance. Our Careers Counsellor is able to assist students to research career opportunities and tertiary courses.

The College Board is currently undertaking work on a College Facilities Master Plan which involves considerable modernisation of the existing site and the addition of facilities to further enhance the learning experiences of all students.  The Board has engaged the services of SJB Architects to collaborativley work with all members of the CBC community in the development of the plan.  Consultations have already taken place with the College Leadership Team and Staff, the Parent's and Friend's Association and some students. As a result of these discussions modifications are being made to the plan and a second wider range of consultations will then take place, including with the broader parent and student body. If all goes well it is intended that Stage 1 of the Master Plan will be implemented in 2012.

Sporting Facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Weights room and gym facilities
  • Two Basketball courts
  • Two Cricket nets
  • Hall
  • The use of Alma Park: one grassed oval and two hectares of parklands

Markillie Library

Named after Mr Ray Markillie, a benefactor of the College, whose donations were used to establish the original Library. In 1978, the library was enlarged and re-designed. In 1999, the Library underwent a major refurbishment which has seen it transformed into a new multi-media resource centre.

Opening Hours

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lunchtime:1:10pm - 1:40 pm
Closed at Recess
Closed during School Holidays

Borrowing Items

All students from Yr 7 - 12 may borrow a maximum number of 6 items at one time. Books are to be stamped for a three week loan period and must be returned on time or be restamped.

Overnight Loans

Magazines and selected reserve material must be collected at 3:15pm and returned by 8:30am the next day.

Library Services

Photocopy cards are to be obtained from the Front Office. Photocopying - Black and White A4 10 cents Black and White A3 20 cents. A wide variety of resources - fiction and non fiction, including talking books Computer access to Network.

Library Passes

Research - students should be prepared with sound knowledge of the topic and suitable materials to record work undertaken.


If students do not wish to bring their lunch every day, then they may buy it at the school tuckshop during recess and lunchtime. Students are asked to be polite, say PLEASE and THANK YOU, every time they use the tuckshop.