|Waverley Christian College|
|Type||Christian independent & co-educational|
|Motto||In Hoc Vinces|
In This We Conquer
|Established||1978 as Parkmore Full Gospel College|
|Campuses||Wantirna South & Narre Warren South|
|Colour(s)||Royal blue & gold|
|Affiliations||Independent School Victoria; Christian Schools Australia; CityLife Church|
Waverley Christian College is a co-educational independent Christian school with two campuses - Wantirna South and Narre Warren South. The College offers Christian education to pre-school, primary, and secondary students.
Originally established in 1978 as Parkmore Full Gospel College by Parkmore Full Gospel Church, the church and school merged with Waverley Christian Fellowship (now CityLife Church) in 1983. The College moved to its present site in Wantirna South in 1989.
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The College has over 1900 students enrolled in 2018 from Kindergarten to Year 12 across both campuses.
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