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Founded in 1929 by the Christian Brothers, St Paul’s has been
completely staffed by lay teachers since 1982. The college is located in the
grounds of the Cardinal’s Palace at North Head and aims to provide a sound
academic education from a Catholic perspective. The college’s motto, Prima
primum or “First Things First”, challenges the college community to properly
arrange life’s priorities.

Facilities: Modern computer laboratories, a gymnasium, technics and
science facilities, an industry-standard kitchen for hospitality, a library and
learning centre fully equipped with state-of-the-art IT and internet access for
all students and staff, new sporting facilities to cater for tennis, basketball
and five-a-side soccer.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Multimedia, Computing Studies, Visual Arts,
Music, Japanese, History, Geography, Commerce, Food Technology, IST, Industrial
Technology, Design and Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Staff at St Paul’s try to remain flexible
in terms of the curriculum to cater to student demand. There is a generous list
of subjects that features a variety of technical and science-related subjects,
Creative Arts and a full range of Humanities and traditional academic subjects.
In addition, the college offers a range of vocational courses including
Building and Construction, Retail, Hospitality and Information Technology.
There are also links with TAFE, leading to accreditation in some fields.
Subjects are offered at 2-Unit and Extension levels where appropriate.

Sport: The college has a high profile in sport and competes
successfully in local and wider competitions in most college sports.

Extracurricular activities: Chess club, senior concert band, band,
Vinnies, overseas tours (Japan/UK) amongst others.

Welfare and personal development: Leadership is fostered and the
welfare policy of the college promotes a positive self-image and respect for
others. The college has an active SRC and offers work placement and career
guidance to students. The college has a structured, as well as an, informal
pastoral care program, with a team of teachers working with each Year group.
The college also caters to gifted and talented students and provides a highly
structured program for students with special needs, in which they gain
individual support. The college offers an exciting outdoor education program
involving a range of activities including skiing.

Religion Catholic
Type Catholic
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Enrolment 600 students
Fees Less than 4k
approximately $3370 years 7 and 8, $3595 years 9 and 10, $3535 years 11 and 12.
02 9977******* 02 9977 5111
02 9977******* 02 9977 0959
Address Darley Road, Manly 2095
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