St Andrews College, Marayong, is a dual-campus school — the Junior Campus caters for Years 7 to 10 and the Senior Campus caters for Years 11 and 12. This Catholic co-educational secondary school is committed to a personalised, relevant and meaningful learning experience for every student. With a strong record of academic, sporting and cultural achievement, students are presented with a range of learning options tailored to their abilities and needs.
St Andrews College is about creating dynamic learning environments that challenge and nurture students to be companions for each other and people of compassion, confidence, competence, creativity, conscience and with the conviction of faith to transform our world. In addition, the focus at St Andrews College is to develop each student using the SPIRE Framework.
Facilities: The college has extensive facilities across both campuses. These include two information resource centres, two full-sized sporting ovals with access to several more in Harvey Park, a large gymnasium/hall capable of seating 1000. The college has excellent learning facilities catering for Technology (recently refurbished), Creative and Performing Arts, Science, Vocational, Education and Training and more. Facilities cater for flexible learning in a variety of learning spaces including classrooms fitted with mobile technology and Apple Televisions, module spaces for collaborative learning, outdoor learning spaces, common rooms and halls.
Electives Years 9 and 10: Building and Construction, Commerce, Computing Studies, Design and Technology, Dance, Drama, Food Technology, Industrial Technology — Engineering (Robotics), Industrial Technology — Multimedia, iSTEM, Japanese, Music, Physical Activities and Sports Science, Technical Drawing, Technics — Wood, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts. All students study Religious Education.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies, Computer Applications, Drama, Design and Technology, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, English (all courses), Engineering Studies, Food Technology, French (all courses), Geography, History Extension, Industrial Technology — Multimedia Technologies, Industrial Technology — Timber Products and Furniture, Information Processes and Technology, Investigating Science, Japanese (all courses), Legal Studies, Mathematics (all courses), Modern History, Music 1, PD/ Health/PE, Photography, Video and Digital Imaging, Physics, Science Extension, Senior Science, Society and Culture, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation, Studies of Religion (all courses), Catholic Studies, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Work Studies, Vocational Education and Training — Business Services, Construction, Hospitality Operations, Entertainment Industries, Information and Digital Technology and Active Volunteering.
Sport: The college competes in the Parramatta Diocesan Sports Competition, a well-organised competition for all students in the following sports: Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Cross-Country, Dance, Diving, Futsal, Netball, Oz Tag, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Touch Football. The college excels in Basketball and Diving.
Co-curricular activities: Art competitions, Australian Business Studies Competition, Australian Economics Competition, Australian Geography Competition, Australian Mathematics Competition, Blacktown City Festival, Chess, college liturgies, Creative Arts Night, Debating, Drama productions, fundraising for Caritas and East Timor Teachers, Japanese study tour, leadership program, outdoor education camps, Philippines sport and volunteer project, Public Speaking, Retreats, school theatre production, Science competition, Social Justice groups, St Vincent de Paul Society, Streamwatch, Thailand cultural immersion program, young writers’ competition.
Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care at St Andrews College strives to promote the development of each student as a whole person. The college promotes a philosophy of personal bests: each student is challenged in all aspects of life to surpass on each occasion what he or she has achieved previously. The strong academic curriculum, opportunities
in vocational education and the extensive co-curriculum promote an excellent level of student achievement. The college offers a Thailand cultural immersion trip and a Philippines basketball and volunteer trip annually and a Japanese language study tour biennially.
Special features: The aim at St Andrews College is that students develop as confident, competent and compassionate young people, while being others centred, informed by their Catholic faith
Principal: Mr Stephen Kennaugh
|Years||Year 7 - Year 12|
|Enrolment||1050 students over two campuses. the major enrolment intakes are at year 7 and year 11.|
4k - 8k |
As for systemic Catholic Schools
9626 40******* 9626 4000
|Address||Senior campus: 50 Breakfast Road, Marayong 2148 || Junior campus: 116 Quakers Road, Marayong 2148|