Santa Maria College, Melbourne

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Santa Maria College
Northcote, Victoria, 3070, Australia
Coordinates 37°46′14″S 145°0′9″E / 37.77056°S 145.00250°E / -37.77056; 145.00250Coordinates: 37°46′14″S 145°0′9″E / 37.77056°S 145.00250°E / -37.77056; 145.00250
Motto "Quantum Potes Tantum Aude": Dare to do as much as you are able
Denomination Catholic
Established 1904
Principal Ms. Barker
Assistant principals Ms. Craven Ms. Wilson Ms. Rivaland
Chaplain Sr. Glenyss
Staff around 100
Grades 7-12
Enrolment Over 950
Classrooms about 84
Houses Conway(red) Carmel(blue) Rosaria(gold) Lourdes(green) Claire(white)
Colour(s) navy blue and gold
Song Strong and Tall

Santa Maria College is a Roman Catholic all-girls school. It is situated in the inner-northern Melbourne suburb of Northcote, Victoria. Established in 1904 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict, it now caters for over 950 students.

In 2011 Santa Maria College announced the appointment of new Principal Deborah Barker.

More than 15 different sports are offered, throughout the year, some of which include; basketball, cross country, soccer, football, hockey, volleyball, indoor soccer, netball, softball, athletics, swimming, diving, indoor cricket and super 8's.

The various debating teams, compete in both in school (inter-house) debates and out of school debates representing Santa Maria in various divisions.

the School offers both Italian and Japanese.

At Santa Maria College, they have many school productions with phenomenal outcomes such as Fame,A Midsummer Night Dream,The Wiz, Aladdin Jr,The Pajama Game, Little Women, Mulan Jr and the most recent Peter pan.

The students also have the option of joining the music program, with many different instruments available, including voice.