De La Salle is a Catholic boys’ school, established in 1916,
catering for students from Years 7 to 12.

Facilities: The recently constructed multi-purpose hall, drama
theatre and new science labs have provided up-to-date facilities for the
delivery of a 21st-century education. Part of the college’s recent upgrade
includes fully air-conditioned music classrooms with adjoining soundproof
practice rooms and a keyboard lab. Computer facilities are available in most
classrooms as well as in six specialist computer labs. Most classrooms feature
an interactive whiteboard and all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 have their own
wireless laptop computers.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Food Technology, Music, Drama,
Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Italian, Physical Activity and Sports
Studies, Religious Education, Visual Arts and Design, Elective History,
Elective Geography, Graphics, Industrial Technology (Metal, Timber, Multimedia,
Automotive) and Information and Software Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Ancient History, Biology, Business
Studies, Chemistry, Design and Technology, Drama, Economics, Fundamentals of
English, English as a Second Language, English Standard, English Advanced,
English Extension (1 and 2), French, Geography, Information Processes and
Technology, Italian, Legal Studies, Mathematics, General Mathematics,
Mathematics Extension (1 and 2), Modern History, Music, PD/Health/PE, Physics,
Senior Science, Society and Culture, Studies of Religion (1 and 2), Visual
Arts, Photography, Religion (Catholic Studies), Sport, Lifestyle and
Recreation, Visual Design, Business Services Office Administration (VET),
Construction (VET), Hospitality Operations (VET), Industrial Technology (VET),
Information Technology Support (VET), Retail Operations (VET).

Sport: The college is part of the Metropolitan Catholics Colleges Association
(MCC) Competition. Competition sports include athletics, basketball, cricket,
cross-country, golf, rugby league and union, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis
and volleyball. Recreational sports include all of the above as well as gym
training, ice-skating, indoor soccer, rock climbing, tenpin bowling and T-ball.

Extracurricular activities: Art exhibitions, band, camps, chess
club, choir, computer club, debating, drama productions, retreats, musical
performances, public speaking, Shakespeare Festival, theatre club, work

Welfare and personal development: The school aims to meet a broad
range of needs and interests through a diverse curriculum and has established
an extensive pastoral care system within a Catholic ethos. Students in need are
assisted by a counsellor, a chaplain, and special education and ESL staff.

Special features: De La Salle is a leading school in the area of
eLearning. Equipped with the latest technology, teachers are well versed in the
use of wireless laptop computers and interactive whiteboards in teaching and

School Information

  • Type: Catholic
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Boys

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 560 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: as for catholic systemic schools
  • Address:24 Bland Street, Ashfield 2131
  • Phone:02 9797 3200
  • Fax:02 9797 3255


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