Marist College Pagewood is a Catholic secondary school for boys from
Years 7 to 12. The College has a strong emphasis on all Key Learning Areas,
taught in modern, well-equipped facilities in a suburban setting, close to
Maroubra Junction.

Facilities: The College boasts facilities that are commensurate with
the contemporary needs of high-quality teaching and effective learning in boys’
education. All classrooms are equipped with 21st-century technologies,
including individual laptops for students. Well-equipped science and music
rooms, together with a modern commercial kitchen, a student’s gymnasium and
“The Hermitage Centre”, a multi-functional facility. During 2011, work will
begin on the design and construction of a student Trade Centre.

Curriculum Years 7 and 8: In Years 7 and 8 students follow a general
course of study that comprises Religious Education, English, Mathematics,
Science, Geography, History, Human Society and its Environment, Italian, Visual
Arts, Music, Personal Development, Health and Physical Education, Pastoral
Care, and Technology and Applied Studies.

Curriculum Years 9 and 10: In Years 9 and 10, the curriculum
broadens as the boys enter Stage 5. In this stage, students are required to
study set courses in the Key Learning Areas of Religious Education, English,
Mathematics, Science, Australian History and Geography as well as Personal
Development, Health and Physical Education. Students have the opportunity to
select two elective courses in Year 9 and can choose again in Year 10.
Additional subject choices include: Commerce, Information Software Technology,
Building, Graphics Technology, Industrial Tech (Timber), Language, Music and
Physical Activity and Sports Studies. In the compulsory Mathematics course
there are three levels, which are graded according to students’ abilities.

Curriculum Years 11 and 12: There is a wide choice of subjects
offered, which includes Catholic Studies, Studies of Religion (1 or 2 unit),
English (Standard or Advanced), Mathematics (all four levels are offered),
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Ancient History, Modern History, Economics,
Engineering, Business Studies, Construction, Hospitality, Information Processes
Technology, Information Technology VET, Industrial Tech (Timber), Computing
Applications, PDHPE, Pastoral Care, Visual Arts, Visual Design and Digital
Imaging, Visual Design and Work Studies. A language may be studied through the
Open High School or the Saturday School of Community Languages.

Religious Education, Social Justice and Welfare: The College is
founded on the Marist tradition. Catholic life and culture is integrated across
the curriculum and permeates all aspects of College life. The social justice
program is varied and dynamic; it enables students to live out Gospel values in
a practical way. There is a valuable and nurturing Peer Support Scheme which
enables senior students to interact with and assist the younger students.

Sport: Sports offered through one-day tournaments, representative
level, MCC and curriculum level are: athletics, tennis, golf, rugby league,
touch football, soccer, cricket, squash, basketball, volleyball, tennis,
martial arts, fitness, walking, surfing and fishing. There is no Saturday
sport, leaving the students free to play for their local clubs.

Co-curricular activities: These include sport, bands, debating,
public speaking, choir, drama and chess.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: enrolments at the college for year 7 commence in march of the preceding year. an information evening in term 1 is held for parents, followed by an orientation day at the college for the year 6 students of the area. applications close on the final day of term 1. post-year 7 enrolment enquiries are welcome and should be directed to the enrolment secretary. places are strictly subject to availability.
  • 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:
  • Address:35 Donovan Avenue, Maroubra 2035
  • Phone:02 9349 7333
  • Fax:02 9344 9883

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