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325 Mona Vale Road, St Ives 2075

Ph 02 9988 6200

Fax 02 9144 1577

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Religion: Catholic

Type: Independent

Years : Year 7 to Year 12

Boys/Girls: Girls

Day/boarding: Day

Enrolment: 900 students

Fees:Tuition fee for 2011 is $10,674 (flat fee Years 7-12). A sister’s discount applies. Building maintenance and miscellaneous fees apply

Principal: Mrs Jane Curran

BRIGIDINE COLLEGE, ST IVES

Brigidine College St Ives commits itself to education that is centred on the Gospel and is faithful to the Catholic community and the Brigidine heritage. Each student is provided with a diverse range of opportunities to empower her to realise her own potential. Students are supported by committed and enthusiastic staff in a learning environment that recognises the needs of the individual.

Facilities: The college facilities include Bowie Hall, St Brigid’s Chapel and RE Centre, a Visual Arts Centre, an Independent Learning Centre for Senior students, a gymnasium, tennis and netball courts, design workshops for woodwork and metalwork and food technology facilities.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Commerce, Food Technology, History, Geography, Information and Software Technology, Design  & Technology, Music, French, Italian, Textiles Technology, Drama, Visual Arts, Visual Design, Physical Activity & Sports Studies (PASS), Literacy Applications, Life Skills.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Studies of Religion 1 & 2, General Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1 & 2 (Year 12 only), English Standard, English Advanced, English Extension 1 & 2 (Year 12 only), Senior Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, Modern History, Ancient History, History Extension, Information Processes & Technology, Drama, Visual Arts, Music 1 & 2, Music Extension, French Continuers & French Extension, Italian Continuers & Italian Extension, Food Technology, PDHPE, Textiles & Design, VET Business Services, Photography, Video and Digital Imaging. TAFE options are also available. Religious education is compulsory for all Years, including Studies of Religion in Years 11 and 12.

Co-curricular activities: Over 20 clubs and societies covering a wide range of activities, both sporting and cultural, involve students before and after school, as well as at weekends. Involvement in activities challenges students and offers opportunities for personal development.

The Centre for Excellence provides a range of activities through which all students may be extended, thus broadening their horizons.  Societies cover areas including debating, public speaking, Tournament of Minds, chess, Science, Mock Trial, Enviro Club, Visual Arts and Social Justice. A system of Clubs offer a wide range of sports including netball, basketball, softball, hockey, water polo, tennis, swimming, athletics, dance, volleyball, soccer, debating, gymnastics, music, touch, tae kwon do, drama and equestrian as well as Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Scheme and tae kwon do.

Welfare and personal development: The emphasis is on strong pastoral care, facilitated through mentor groups, Year Co-ordinators and counsellors. Peer support, camps, retreats, career guidance and an extensive network of career contacts are all available.

Special features: The Centre for Excellence and the Honours Program encourage all girls to reach their full potential. A laptop program commences in 2011 for Years 7 to 12.

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