St Monica’s College, Epping, is a regional Catholic secondary school, drawing most of its students from primary schools in the northern suburbs. Originally established for girls in 1964, the college became co-educational in 1978. The campuses, one for Years 7 to 9 and one for Years 10 to 12, are close together. St Monica’s College also owns a 20-acre country property, Ostia, in Strath Creek.Facilities: The college has specialist facilities for technology, visual arts, performing arts, LOTE, VCAL and food technology. Other facilities include computer laboratories, two libraries, basketball courts, netball courts, gymnasium, sports fields and a FIFA-approved soccer pitch.

Curriculum: The curriculum is structured and delivered to foster an appreciation of lifelong learning. Students are challenged to achieve their personal best and to develop skills of independent and critical thinking, a spirit of curiosity and a love of learning. Courses of study are inclusive, student-centred and cater for a wide range of academic ability, interests and different learning and thinking styles. Traditional core subjects, along with specialist studies, are available to all students. Language studies include Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese and Greek. A vast range of VCE studies, VET and VCAL subjects are offered at Years 11 to 12. There is an active Educational Support Faculty catering for students with a variety of special needs, including enhancement studies for highly able students (HORIZONS Accelerated Learning Program).

Sport: The sport program at St Monica’s College is very comprehensive with an excellent coverage of all major sports. The college prides itself on the specialist programs including basketball, hockey, football, swimming, tennis and foremost the Soccer Excellence program (a first in Victoria).

Extra-curricular activities: Students are also encouraged to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities including sport, chess, music, public speaking, performing arts, values education, student formation and community outreach.

Student welfare programs: The needs of all students are recognised, and pastoral care, welfare and guidance are a priority. The pastoral care program fosters the curriculum aims of the school. Liturgical and prayer celebrations are integral to the life of the college.

School Information

St Monicas
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1880 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: 4k - 8k from $5230 for year 7 to $6035 for year 12
  • Address:16 Davisson Street, Epping 3076
  • Phone:03 9409 8800
  • Fax:03 9408 7531
  • HSC Subjects offered:• Biology • Business Management • Chemistry • Dance • Economics • Environmental Science • Food Studies • Geography • Health & Human Development • History: Global Empires • History: Revolutions
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:sport, chess, music, public speaking, performing arts, values education, student formation and community outreach.

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