Founded in 1888, Marist College North Shore is a medium-size high
school for boys located in North Sydney enrolling a maximum number of 720
students. The College provides a comprehensive quality education in a nurturing
Marist Community founded on enduring Catholic values, which prepares boys for
an adult life of responsibility and commitment. It attracts students from a
wide area of Sydney but primarily from the Lower North Shore, from Lane Cove
across to Manly.
Facilities: The school facilities include an impressive
hall/gymnasium, function rooms, creative arts, performing arts, science labs
and technology centres. In December 2007 a brand new $5 million facility named
the Coyle Centre was opened, housing state-of-the-art commercial kitchens for
the teaching of hospitality, with additional food technology classrooms; a new
Library and resource centre, multi-media classrooms, computer study rooms and a
series of additional classrooms. Every year the College produces and stages a
musical production. There is an annual
camp for Years 7 and 9 with retreats for Years 11 and 12.
Subjects Years 7 and 8: Religious Education, English, Mathematics,
Science, Geography, History, Design and Technology (incorporating Food
Technology), Italian, Visual Arts, HSIE, Music, PD/Health/PE.
Electives Years 9 and 10: Religious Education, English, Mathematics,
Science, Geography, History and PD/Health/PE are compulsory subjects. Students
select two electives from Drama, Music, Visual Arts, Italian, Computing
Studies, Commerce, Graphics Technology, Industrial Technology, Information and
Software Technology, Elective History, Elective Geography, Elective
PD/Health/PE, and Food Technology.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Compulsory subjects are Studies of
Religion or Catholic Studies, Standard English or Advanced English. The
following subjects are currently offered as electives — Biology, Chemistry,
Physics, Business Studies, Geography, Drama, Economics, English Extension (in
Year 12 this can be followed by English Extension 2), Fundamentals of English,
Ancient History, Modern History (History Extension possible in Year 12),
Industrial Technology, Mathematics, General Mathematics, Legal Studies,
Mathematics Extension 1 (in Year 12 Mathematics Extension 2 is possible), Music
1, PD/Health/PE, Photography, Video and Digital Imaging, Hospitality, IPT, Software Design and
Development, Construction, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies, Society and
Culture and Visual Arts. Students are able to study language electives through
The Open High School in Years 9 to 12. TAFE courses are available in Years 11
Sport: Tennis, basketball, sailboarding, soccer, volleyball, rugby
league, rugby union, cricket, squash, swimming, touch football, athletics,
golf, water polo, indoor rock climbing.
Extracurricular activities: Debating, drama, public speaking, music tuition, college
concert and band, college musical production, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme,
Welfare and personal development: Marist College North Shore has a
strong tradition of sound Christian values whereby each individual is seen as
important and is treated with respect. Emphasis is placed on the total
education of the student — spiritual, academic, emotional and physical.
Discipline is exercised in a caring and concerned environment as part of the
pastoral care program. This program includes a student council and peer support
structure. The discipline policy is published and is available on request.
Special features: The average class size is 25 in the Junior School
and 20 in the Senior School. More than 90 per cent of students complete Year
12, with a large percentage going on to tertiary or further study. Students
receive consistent advice on the most suitable courses of study.
From the School: 2010 saw the first year of the formalised Gifted
and Talented Program run at the College, with students immersing themselves in
workshops, studies and competitions. These activities included Creative Writing
competitions, Science workshops and competitions, Mathematics Enrichment
Challenges run by the Australian Mathematics Trust, the Westpac Australian
Maths Competition and the ‘Maths on Minds’ competition, run by the Catholic
Education Office in Sydney.
2011 will see the opening and operation of the newly designed and
constructed on-site students’ Lifestyle and Fitness Centre, incorporating a
fully equipped gymnasium, a large PDHPE teaching and learning area and
dedicated offices for the PE staff.
Famous ex-students: Brian Bury, Guy Leech, Justice Brian Sully, Air
Marshal David Evans, Ken Irvine, Mike Munro, Matt Shirvington, Mitchell Pearce.
|Enrolment||maximum 720 students. enrolling now for year 7, 2013/14.|
Less than 4k |
starting from $3500. further enquiries can be made through the school office. there are nominal additional costs.
02 9957******* 02 9957 5000
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|Address||270 Miller Street, North Sydney 2060|