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PARRAMATTA MARIST HIGH SCHOOL


Parramatta Marist caters for students from Years 7 to 12. Founded in
1820 and set on 5.2 hectares, it is the oldest Catholic school in Australia. It has
been a Marist school since 1875.

Facilities: Well-equipped teaching and specialist facilities,
learning centre, several football fields, swimming pool, cricket and basketball
areas, multi-purpose hall/gymnasium, and the first school canteen in Australia
to receive accreditation for food handling and safety.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Commerce, Italian,
Drama, Music, Design and Technology, Graphics Technology, Industrial
Technology, Information Systems, Visual Arts, Sports Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics (all levels), English (all
levels), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Software Design and Development,
Information Processes and Technology. A range of VET courses, including
Economics, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Industrial Technology, Ancient
History, Modern History, Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, Italian and Music are also
offered.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Commerce, Latin,
French, Italian, Indonesian, Drama, Music, Design and Technology, Technical
Drawing, Computing Studies, Visual Arts, Sports Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics (all levels), English (all
levels), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Science for Life, Computing Studies,
Economics, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Industrial Technology, Ancient
History, Modern History, Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, General Studies, Human
Movement, Spanish, Italian, Music.

Sport: The school maintains a high sporting profile and competes in
MCS competitions covering 10 sports. Leisure sports include aerobics,
weightlifting, indoor soccer, cricket, and bushwalking.

Extracurricular activities: Choir, several musical groups, drama,
public speaking, debating (strongly promoted), computing, video, photography.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a counsellor, a
peer support program and a pastoral guidance officer. Work experience is
undertaken and there is a careers room. Discipline and uniform policies are in operation.
A special needs unit caters for students with learning difficulties and gifted
and talented students.

Famous ex-students: Cardinal Clancy, John Devitt, Denis Fitzgerald,
Paul Hogan, Jeff McMullen, Nathan Cayless.

Religion: Catholic

Type: Systemic

Years : Year 7 to Year 12

Boys/Girls: Boys

Day/boarding: Day

Enrolment: 993 students

Fees: Please contact the school for details

Principal: Br Patrick Howlett

2 Darcy Road, Westmead 2145

Ph 02 9635 7066

Fax 02 9633 4983

http://www.parramarist.nsw.edu.au

Religion Catholic
Type Catholic
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 993 students
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