St Ursula’s College, founded in 1957, is a Catholic girls’ secondary
college based on Gospel values and inspired by the teachings of St Angela
Merici, the Founder of the Ursuline Sisters. It aims to be a place of education
in which students, given their different backgrounds and abilities, grow in
love of learning and of life, and so contribute to the making of a world built
on justice, peace, forgiveness and creative service. Through the promotion of a
strong learning culture combined with a supportive pastoral care structure,
students are empowered to face the challenges of the 21st century.
Facilities: The College is well equipped with facilities to cater
for subjects in Science, Computing, Design and Technology, Food and Textiles Technology,
Drama, Music and Art. Also included are a library, netball, basketball and
tennis facilities, a multi-purpose centre, drama studio, small gymnasium,
commercial kitchen and chapel.
Electives Years 7 to 10: The junior school curriculum offers a variety
of subjects that encourage personal academic excellence. Courses include the
Board of Studies core subjects and a choice of elective courses for the School
Certificate, including Music, Drama, Languages, Human Society and its
Environment, Computing Studies, and Design and Technology.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Curriculum in the senior school follows
the Board of Studies academic program with wide curriculum choices, including
some VET courses.
Sport: The College is part of the Catholic Girls’ Secondary Schools
Sporting Association (CGSSSA) and competes in many sports including hockey,
netball, cricket, swimming, tennis, soccer, touch football, athletics and
dance. It also offers a range of leisure sports in its Physical Activity
Extracurricular activities: Debating and public speaking, choir,
band, string ensemble, Mock Trial, Tournament of Minds, theatresports, overseas
Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care is a strong feature
and the staff work to provide an environment that is affirming, encouraging and
stimulating. Student leadership opportunities and peer mentoring help students
develop across a broad spectrum of areas.
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|Address||69 Caroline Street, Kingsgrove 2208|