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Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich

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Established  1908
Principal  Dr Anne Ireland
Phone  +61 2 9816 2041
Founded  1908
Founder  Fr. Huault
Staff  ~74
Total enrollment  929 (2011)
Colors  White, Blue
Type  Independent, Single-sex, Secondary, Day school
Denomination  Roman Catholic, Marist Sisters
Address  66A Woolwich Rd, Woolwich NSW 2110, Australia
Motto  Latin: Virtus Super Omnia; ("Goodness Above All")
Similar  Hunters Hill High School, Holy Cross College Ryde, St Vincent's College, Loreto Kirribilli, St Marys Cathedral College

Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich is a systemic Roman Catholic secondary school for girls, located in Woolwich, a Lower North Shore suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1908 by the Marist Sisters and has a non-selective enrolment policy which caters for approximately 1000 students from years 7 to 12.


House system

There are six houses, all of which are named after famous Marists:

  • Chanel - Red - named after St Peter Chanel
  • Chavoin - Blue - named after Jeanne-Marie Chavoin
  • Colin - White - named after Jean Claude Colin
  • Jaricot - Magenta - named after Pauline Jaricot
  • Marcellin - Green - named after St Marcellin Champagnat
  • Perroton - Yellow - named after Francoise Perroton
  • Curriculum

    The curriculum at Marist Sisters' College is broken up into Religious Education and 8 Key Learning Areas (KLA's). The Key Learning Areas are: English, Mathematics, Science, HSIE (Human Society and its Environment), Creative Arts, Languages, TAS (Technical and Applied Science) and PD/H/PE (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education). Marist Sisters' College also offers courses in VET (Vocational Education Training).

    Outlined below are the specific courses for the Junior and Senior years. Syllabuses for all these courses can be found at the Board of Studies website.

    Junior Courses: Year 7 – 10 Religious Education, Computing Studies, Commerce, Dance, Design and Technology, Digital Media, Drama, English, Food Technology, Geography, History, Languages (French and Italian), Mathematics, Music, PD/H/PE, Science, Sport, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts.

    Senior Courses: Years 11 – 12 Religious Education, Ancient History, Biology, Business Services, Business Studies, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, English, Entertainment, Food Technology, Geography, Information Processing and Technology, Languages, Legal Studies, Life Management, General Maths, Mathematics, Music, Modern History, PDHPE, Physics, Senior Science, Software Design and Development, Studies of Religion (1 and 2 units), Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Office Skills.


    Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich Wikipedia

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