St John Bosco is a modern Catholic systemic school in the Salesian
tradition, providing quality education in a caring environment, in a beautiful,
natural setting at Engadine. The contemporary facilities are well equipped. The
student-centred learning approach integrates pastoral care, leadership and
responsible decision-making.

Facilities: Library, computer rooms, visual arts and music rooms,
science labs, wood, metal, fabric, food and electronics technology area,
assembly hall. The college also has access to extensive sports fields, tennis
courts and a gymnasium. Multimedia facilities (including inter-active boards)
are in all classrooms.

Electives Years 7 and 8: Religious Education, English, Mathematics,
Science, Geography, History, Design and Technology, Italian, Visual Arts,
Music, PD/Health/PE.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Religious Education, English, Mathematics,
Science, Commerce, Geography, History, PD/Health/PE, Wood Technology, Metal
Technology, Graphics, Food Technology, Textile Technology, Information and
Software Technology, Physical Activity and Sports Science, Multimedia
Technology, Italian, Visual Art, Music, Drama.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Studies of Religion, Catholic Studies,
English, English Extension 1 and 2, Mathematics (all levels), Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Environmental Science, Senior Science, Ancient
History, Modern History, History Extension, Business Studies, Geography, Legal
Studies, Music, Drama, Photography, Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, Community and
Family Studies, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation, Design and Technology,
Industrial Technology, Information Processes and Technology, VET Hospitality,
VET Construction, Italian. Assorted VET programs offered at TAFE are also

Sport: Students are exposed to a wide range of sports on both a
skills and a competitive basis. St John Bosco College offers weekly competitive
and recreational sporting opportunities, and participation in the Combined
Catholic Colleges provides for student access to state representation.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, music, Mock Trial,
inter-school carnivals, Learning Assistance Program (LAP), leadership,
environment, social justice, gifted and talented, drama, concert performances,
involvement with charities.

Welfare and personal development: A well-established pastoral care
program is in operation and vertically streamed groups meet daily. A counsellor
and special education teacher are on staff.

School Information

St John
  • Type: Catholic
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 815 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • 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 as for catholic systemic schools (approximately $2500)
  • Address:Banksia Avenue, Engadine 2233
  • Phone:02 9548 4000
  • Fax:02 9548 4099
  • HSC Subjects offered:Creative and performing arts, religious education, English, Mathematics, Science, Technologies, Human society and its Environment, PDHPE, Languages, Vocational Education and training, STEM
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Sport, Music, Debating and public speaking, art club

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