Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich

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Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich
Woolwich, New South Wales
Coordinates 33°50′23″S 151°10′02″E / 33.8396217°S 151.167159°E / -33.8396217; 151.167159
Type Independent, Single-sex, Secondary, Day school
Motto Latin: Virtus Super Omnia
("Goodness Above All")
Denomination Roman Catholic, Marist Sisters
Established 1908
Founder Fr. Huault
Principal Dr Anne Ireland
Staff ~74[1]
Enrolment ~900 (7-12)[1]
Colour(s) Blue & White

Marist Sisters' College, Woolwich is a systemic Roman Catholic secondary school for girls, located in Woolwich, a Lower North Shore suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1908 by the Marist Sisters and has a non-selective enrolment policy which caters for approximately 1000 students from years 7 to 12.[1]

House system[edit]

There are six houses, all of which are named after famous Marists:


The curriculum at Marist Sisters' College is broken up into Religious Education and 8 Key Learning Areas (KLA's). The Key Learning Areas are: English, Mathematics, Science, HSIE (Human Society and its Environment), Creative Arts, Languages, TAS (Technical and Applied Science) and PD/H/PE (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education). Marist Sisters' College also offers courses in VET (Vocational Education Training).

Outlined below are the specific courses for the Junior and Senior years. Syllabuses for all these courses can be found at the Board of Studies website.

Junior Courses: Year 7 – 10 Religious Education, Computing Studies, Commerce, Dance, Design and Technology, Digital Media, Drama, English, Food Technology, Geography, History, Languages (French and Italian), Mathematics, Music, PD/H/PE, Science, Sport, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts.

Senior Courses: Years 11 – 12 Religious Education, Ancient History, Biology, Business Services, Business Studies, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, English, Entertainment, Food Technology, Geography, Information Processing and Technology, Languages, Legal Studies, Life Management, General Maths, Mathematics, Music, Modern History, PDHPE, Physics, Senior Science, Software Design and Development, Studies of Religion (1 and 2 units), Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Office Skills.

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