ST FRANCIS XAVIER COLLEGE

St Francis Xavier College was established in 1978 to serve the surrounding areas of Narre Warren, Berwick, Beaconsfield, Pakenham and Koo-wee-rup. The college is once again expanding with the opening in 2012 of another junior campus in Officer for Years 7 to 9 (Years 7 and 8 only in 2013, Years 7 to 9 by 2014) while the Berwick Campus also caters for Years 7 to 9 and the Beaconsfield Campus for Years 10 to 12. St Francis Xavier College is a Catholic community that is educative and supportive. It has a clear purpose: the development of a well-rounded Christian person of competence, conscience and compassion who will be of service in the world and who has the generosity to make a contribution. The college recognises God’s presence by celebrating and pursuing excellence in the God-given gifts of individuals and the community.

Facilities
: At the Beaconsfield Campus, facilities include chapel, multi-purpose hall, drama/music room (including a recording studio), library, food technology and hospitality restaurant, computer laboratories (both Macs and PCs) and Year 12 study hall. Berwick Campus has technology pods attached to classrooms, science laboratories, food technology and materials technology, a music/drama area, multi-purpose gymnasium and library.Curriculum: The curriculum at St Francis Xavier College strives to enhance the potential of each student and to create opportunities for students to develop their abilities across a broad spectrum of learning. Programs offered on top of the standard curriculum include Hands on Learning, Aa+ program, VET, VCAL and Learning Styles, all of which engage and encourage students to achieve their best.

Sport: The college is a member of the Southern Independent Schools’ Association and students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of inter-school sports and activities. SIS also provides opportunities for combined schools activities in music and art and hosts inter-school competitions in theatre sports, public speaking and debating.

Extra-curricular activities
: Include Christian leadership program, Outward Bound, REMAR and presentation ball.

Student welfare programs: Within a vertical house system, special care for every aspect of the child’s growth is a priority of the school. An educational psychologist, student welfare counsellors, education support specialist and careers counsellor
are available.

School Information

St Francis Xavier
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 2300 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • 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: Less than 4k approximately $3085 per annum
  • Fax:Beaconsfield Campus:Beaconsfield Avenue, Beaconsfield 3807Tel: 03 9707 3111: 03 9707 3601Berwick Campus:75 Ridgemont Drive, Berwick 3806Tel: 03 9702 6588: 03 9702 6599Officer Campus:21 Majestic Drive, Officer 3809Tel: 03 9543 3600: 03 5943 3699
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Performing arts, sports, camps, cultural, community

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