A centre of excellence in boys’ education, Patrician Brothers’
College, Fairfield caters for boys from Years 7 to 12. The college is set in
spacious grounds on 4.5 hectares and is close to public transport and
recreation venues. It has undergone extensive redevelopment and is a
wonderfully modern educational complex, well-equipped for the 21st century. It
prides itself on its strong community links and ex-student reunions.

Facilities: Hall, multi-functional hall, information resource
centre, wireless technology, all students are supplied with a 13” mac notebook
computer, well-equipped technology block, visual arts facilities, music centre,
new science labs, a number of ovals (including a cricket oval and eight cricket
nets), four tennis courts, two basketball courts and a Gymnasium.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Geography, History, Visual Arts,
Italian, Design and Technology, Graphics Technology, Information and Software
Technology, Religious Education, Industrial Technology Timber, Industrial
Technology Metal, Music, Physical Activity and Sport Science, Work Education.

Electives Years 11 and 12: NSW Board-determined courses — Studies of
Religion 1 & 2 unit, Visual Arts, Ancient History, Modern History, Geography,
Economics, Business Studies, Legal Studies, Design and Technology, Engineering
Studies, Industrial Technology Timber, PD/Health/PE, English Advanced, English
Standard, English Extension 1, English Extension 2, General Mathematics,
Mathematics 2 unit, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2, Physics,
Chemistry, Senior Science, Biology, Italian Beginners & Continuers, Music
(Course 1), Software Design & Development, Information Processes and
Technology, Electronic & Digital Multimedia. Curriculum framework courses —
Retail, Construction, Metal and Engineering, Information Technology &
Business Services, TAFE, Catholic Studies, Work Studies.

Sport: Competitive sports include rugby league, soccer, basketball,
cricket, Australian rules, rugby union, swimming, athletics, tennis, golf,
squash, and cross-country. There is also a large variety of leisure sports such
as lawn bowls, golf, rock climbing and judo.

Extracurricular activities: Public speaking, debating, Minister’s
Young Achievers, Mock Trial, Solar-Powered Challenge, Tournament of Minds,
Titration competitions, chess, Double Helix Science Club, Gifted and Talented

Welfare and personal development: The college has a very strong
student leadership program, careers program and a work placement/school-industry
link program. Pastoral care is a priority and language support teachers,
special education teachers and a counsellor is available to students. Gospel
values and principals of the justice are embedded.

Special features: Excellent academic results, Gifted and Talented
classes. Students compete in mathematics, science, computing studies and
English competitions. The college has state representatives in rugby league,
soccer, cricket, and basketball.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1100 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:268 The Horsley Drive, Fairfield 2165
  • Phone:02 9728 4488
  • Fax:02 9727 7651

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