Playgroup, Kindergarten & Schools

Brown Hill has it all, an active playgroup, a fantastic kindergarten, wonderful primary schools and a fabulous secondary school!

Brown Hill Playgroup at Caledonian Primary School

A welcoming group for parents and carers of babies to pre-schoolers. 9.00 - 11.00 am Wednesdays during school term at Caledonian Primary School. Gold coin donation.


Brown Hill Kindergarten

Brown Hill Kindergarten is situated in parkland beside the Yarrowee River. The kindergarten offers both preschool (4 year old) and prekinder (3 year old) groups.


Brown Hill's local primary schools

The Department of Education has released a new website that helps parents identify their local public school online. launched on 24 April 2019 and shows every school zone across the state. The new website highlights the choice of public schools available to the Victorian community. If your child is preparing to enter Prep or Year Seven and you want to know more about the public primary and secondary school options in our area, try today.If you have a question about the website, contact the Victorian School Building Authority Hotline on 1800 896 950 or email

Brown Hill is divided into four primary school zones. Depending on your residential address, your children may be zoned to Caledonian, Little Bendigo, Glen Park or Warrenheip Primary School.

Caledonian Primary School

Caledonian Primary School is a Tribes Community School, where we are committed to developing positive relationships between students, teachers and families. At Caledonian Primary School, our teachers are both skilled and caring in their approach to students and aim to provide a happy and challenging learning environment for all children. We believe in developing each child's self esteem and resilience, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to teaching Literacy and Numeracy, our continual striving towards best teaching practices and our engagement of students with our wide range of programs and initiatives.


Little Bendigo Primary School

Little Bendigo Primary School is nestled in the natural bushland of the township of Nerrina, just 5 km from the centre of Ballarat. This peaceful location is ideal for education and students love learning and playing in our unique school grounds.


Glen Park Primary School

Glen Park Primary is a country school only 8.5 km from the Ballarat CBD. We are close to Ballarat but very much part of a quiet, peaceful rural environment. Glen Park has been providing quality state school education to local children since 1870.


Warrenheip Primary School

Warrenheip Primary School is a rural school only minutes from the city centre. We have a committed and vibrant community who are always welcome in the school and are encouraged to visit, assist and take part in the school day.


Other local primary schools

See: a list of the primary schools close to Brown Hill

Woodmans Hill Secondary College

Woodmans Hill is set in well maintained, park like grounds at the entrance to Ballarat. We want Woodmans Hill to be your school of choice and encourage you to visit and talk to our staff, parents and current students to assist in making your decision.