St Bede’s College was founded in 1938 by the De La Salle Brothers. The founder of the Brothers was Saint John Baptist De La Salle, who was born at Rheims in 1651 during the reign of Louis XIV.
St Bede’s College is an independent Catholic College with over 1,500 students. Situated in two locations in the south-eastern suburb of Mentone and East Bentleigh, the College caters for students from Years 7 to 12. St Bede’s College is a Catholic school conducted in the Lasallian tradition.
The College was originally founded in 1938 under the patronage of the early medieval Saint and Scholar, St Bede. The College is governed by an Incorporated College Board, which is responsible to the Trustees of the De La Salle Brothers and led by the current Principal, Ms Deborah Frizza, who is responsible to the College Board.