Santa Sabina College is an independent Catholic school for girls
Kindergarten to Year 12 and boys Kindergarten to Year 4, founded in 1894 by the
Dominican Sisters.

The college’s mission is to provide quality education in a caring
and supportive Christian faith community. Each student is encouraged to develop
a love of learning, skills of independent and collaborative learning, critical
thinking, leadership and be involved in action for social justice.

The College is comprised of: Primary school (Kindergarten — Year 5),
Middle school (Year 6 — Year 7), Secondary school (Year 8 — Year 12), Tallong
Outdoor Education and Retreat Centre, Mary Bailey House Early Education Centre
and an Out-of-School Hours (OOSH) centre.

Facilities: Visual arts and technology block, libraries, assembly
halls, sports ovals, swimming pool, tennis, basketball and netball courts,
cricket nets, climbing/abseiling wall, networked computer laboratories, drama
theatre, 200-seat lecture theatre and performance space, digital design room,
Holyrood Music Centre, resistant materials workshop, textiles room, food
technology lab, graphics room, science labs, printmaking/visual design room,
sculpture/ceramics room, darkrooms and an exhibition space, wheelchair access,
prayer room and chapel.

Electives Years 9 to 10: Visual Arts, Music, Music Theatre, Drama,
History,  Japanese, French, Italian,
Latin, Commerce, Design and Technology, Photographic and Digital Media, Food
Technology, Physical Activity & Sports Science (PASS), Textile Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics (all levels), English (all
levels), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Earth and Environmental
Science, Latin Continuers, French, Italian, Japanese (all levels), Ancient
History, Modern History, Geography, Drama, Economics, Music (1, 2 and
Extension), Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, Business Studies, Society and Culture,
Photography, Video & Digital Imaging, Studies of Religion 1 and 2, Catholic
Studies, Design and Technology, Visual Design, Food Technology, Information
Processes & Technology, VET Business Services, VET Entertainment, Textiles
and Design, Legal Studies.

Sport: Aerobics, athletics, aquathon, basketball, badminton,
cricket, cross-country, diving, dance, equestrian, gymnastics, golf, hockey,
indoor soccer, netball, oztag, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, touch
football, volleyball, water polo.

Co-curricular activities (middle and secondary school): Concert
band, jazz band, percussion ensemble, orchestra, chamber ensemble, Middle
School choir, Senior choir, Motet choir, Senior vocal ensemble, debating,
public speaking, Outdoor Education program, interstate and international trips,
digital photography, calligraphy club, environment club, and Duke of
Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.

Welfare and personal development: Each student is a member of a
home-room group of 18 to 22 students. A pastoral care program is implemented
through the home-room system. Two full-time counsellors and a careers adviser
are available to support students’ development.

Special features: Resource teachers, ESL teacher, Gifted and
Talented Program, Out-of-School-Hours Program, Outdoor Education and Retreat
Centre (Tallong Campus) are also available.

From the School: The Santa Sabina experience offers outstanding
academic and holistic education. Education for Justice programs span local to
global. Students serve meals to Sydney’s homeless and work in our South African
sister school.

At the College’s Tallong Outdoor Education Centre, in the Southern
Highlands’ bushland, Santa’s students are empowered and challenged by a
sequential outdoor education program from Years 4 to 9. Self-esteem,
leadership, problem solving and teamwork skills are nurtured. Our rich creative
arts programs and breadth of co-curricular offerings complement the breadth of
curriculum choice. SSC graduates are resilient, independent young people who
seek truth, value life-long learning and make a difference to the world.

A Dominican learning community; Inspiring young minds; shaping the

School Information

Santa Sabina
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex:

    girls kindergarten to year 12, boys kindergarten to year 4

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Kindergarten - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1300 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: IBDP  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: 8k - 12k kindergarten to year 5 $8475; years 6 to 10 $12,960; years 11 to 12 $13,605. (these amounts represent the cost of tuition only. there are additional charges for co-curricular activities, excursions, camps, classroom materials and levies).
  • Address:90 The Boulevarde, Strathfield 2135
  • Phone:02 9745 7030
  • Fax:02 9745 7032
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Sport, drama, outdoor education, debating and public speaking,
  • Scholarships Available:Academic scholarships, all-rounder excellence scholarships, music scholarships,

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