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Established in 1875 by the Sisters of Mercy, Monte is the oldest
independent girls’ college on Sydney’s North Shore. Students are educated to take
responsibility in the community and to promote the Mercy values of mercy,
justice and respect for human dignity. Along with a clear academic focus, there
is also a strong pastoral orientation and an emphasis on the education of women
for leadership and influence. Monte became the first Catholic girls’ school in
NSW to offer both the International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma

Facilities: Centrally located in North Sydney, the College combines
up-to-date facilities with buildings of architectural and historical
significance. Facilities include a multi-purpose sports centre and indoor
swimming pool, creative arts & technology building and a 14 room
state-of-the-art, award-winning Learning Precinct opened in 2007.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Commerce, Visual Arts, Music, Drama,
Design and Technology, Physical Activities and Sports Studies. Languages are
compulsory in Years 7 to10 (French, German, Italian, Indonesian)

Subjects Years 11 and 12: English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology,
Physics, Environmental Systems and Society, Studies of Religion, Ancient
History, Modern History, Geography, Economics, Society and Culture, Legal
Studies, Business Studies, French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Visual Arts,
Music, Drama, Theatre Studies, Design and Technology, PD/H/PE, Community and
Family Studies, Hospitality, Psychology and
Spanish (ab initio).

Sport: Aerobics, basketball, athletics, cross-country running,
dance, diving, fencing, hockey, netball, water polo, tae kwon do, softball,
swimming, tennis, touch football and volleyball.

Extracurricular activities: Tournament of Minds, Duke of Edinburgh’s
Award Scheme, Community Service Program, debating, public speaking, Music,
Drama, Mercy Action Group.

Welfare and personal development: The administrative structure of
the College is based on providing for the welfare of each student. Welfare
personnel include the Deputy Principal Pastoral Care, a Pastoral Team for each
Year group, the counsellor, a higher education and careers adviser and a registered nurse. There is
provision for outdoor education in the Years 7 to 10 activity camps.

Special features: There is a student-generated timetable covering a
broad curriculum. IT is integrated across the curriculum and every student is provided with a MacBook as part of the Monte iLearn program. The school also has a
focus on languages other than English and boasts a wide range of curriculum
opportunities, consistently excellent HSC and IBDP results and a high rate of university
entrance. Dedicated and experienced staff members include many who are or have
been on syllabus and HSC examination committees and many who mark the HSC

Religion Catholic
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1135 students
Fees: 12k - 16k
tuition $13,640 - $15,276
02 9409******* 02 9409 6200
02 9956******* 02 9956 5925
Address 128 Miller Street, North Sydney 2060
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