St Augustine’s was founded by the Augustinian Fathers in 1956 and
provides Catholic education for boys on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The school
caters for boys from Years 5 to 12. St Augustine’s is conducted by the Order of
St Augustine, a religious community, and is governed by a College Board
teaching the Augustinian values of ‘Truth, Love & Community’.
Facilities: Playing fields, multi-court basketball practice areas,
cricket nets, computer labs for use by all year groups, including primary,
science labs, wireless internet and intranet connections. The Brimson Centre
houses the latest multimedia hardware and software in a state-of-the-art
library, including editing suites as well as first-class facilities for indoor
sports and school events, drama productions and musicals. The Lecceto Arts
Centre is used for music, arts, drama and design, woodwork, plastics, design
& technology rooms and facilities including a state-of-the-art iMac
computer lab. Two Year 11 & 12 Study Centres were built in 2008. The $2
million Mary MacKillop Centre was opened on December 9, 2009 housing a Primary
Hall, offices and classrooms. College class rooms are fitted with interactive
whiteboards with access to laptops.
Curriculum: The College offers a diverse curriculum suited to the
academic student looking towards a post-school tertiary education as well as
more vocationally orientated subjects for students choosing to enter the
workforce or to attend TAFE. The College also caters for students cross the
learning development spectrum through the provision of Learning Support and the
High Performance Unit. Subjects studied
in Years 5–8 are Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Science,
PDHPE, Humanities, Art, Music and Design & Technology. Core subjects in
Years 9 and 10 are Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Science and PDHPE,
Australian History and Geography.
Electives Year 8: Drama, Italian and Chinese (Mandarin).
Electives Years 9 to 10: Visual Art, Music, Italian, Chinese
(Mandarin) Drama, History, Geography, Commerce, Design & Technology,
Industrial Technology, Information &
Software Technology, Photography & Digital Media, Physical Activity and
Compulsory Years 11 and 12: Studies of Religion, English (Standard,
Advanced and Extension 1 and 2).
Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, General Mathematics, Applied
Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1 and 2, Ancient History, Modern History,
Business Studies, Chinese (Mandarin), Italian, Japanese, Drama, Economics,
Business Studies, Geography,
PD/Health/PE, Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Music 1 & 2, Music
Extension, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Engineering Studies,
Legal Studies, Industrial Technology (Timber & Furnishing and Multimedia),
Sport Lifestyle and Recreation, Software Design & Development, Information
Processes and Technology, VET Retail and VET Business Services.
Sport: Rugby union, soccer, tennis, cricket, basketball, athletics,
water polo, swimming, rowing, tae kwon do, cross-country.
Co-curricular activities: Debating, choir, Music, public speaking,
college bands, stage productions, theatre sports, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care groups, full-time
Famous ex-students: St Augustine’s has produced successful men in a
wide range of professions. Mark Bannerman, Nick Cerneaz, Mark and Brad Dalton,
Phil Daley, Jack Elsegood, Chris Richardson, Chris Cairns, Colin Hamilton,
Matthew White, Matthew Whittet, Lucas Neill, Jason King.
|Years||Year 5 - Year 12|
|Fees||please consult the school’s website.|
02 9938******* 02 9938 8200
02 9905******* 02 9905 6483
|Address||Federal Parade (opposite Brookvale Oval), Brookvale 2100|