We are a Catholic Primary School, working together with the Catholic Parish of Camden and drawing on the support and life of that community.
With Christ as our model, we seek to educate each student in the Catholic faith tradition. We strive to provide an environment which will foster sound teaching and learning, and encourage all our students to develop to their full potential.
As a learning community, we are committed to making St Paul’s a place where love, reconciliation and compassion are evident and where hope is real and practised.
St.Paul's is a co-educational Catholic Primary School catering for students from Kindergarten to Year Six. There are presently three streams with approximately 600 students.
St. Paul's was founded by Blessed Mary McKillop and the Sisters of St Joseph and is located in Camden.
Unity Grammar College aims to provide formal Primary and Secondary schooling to all of its students. Guided by its Islamic ethos, the College aims to facilitate an environment in which students develop a positive, outward looking view of the future for themselves, and the wider community.
In addition the College aims to provide children with an Islamic education that equips them with moral and social values that best prepares them to be active positive participants in the wider Australian community. Our focus is to ensure a place of learning and teaching that is safe and happy both for students and teachers alike, and that best reflects the needs and expectations of the community.
Mary Immaculate Primary School, Eagle Vale, is a Catholic School, which provides quality education. We are guided by our school motto - "CHRIST, OUR WAY AND LIFE"
The education offered at Mary Immaculate aims to develop knowledge, beliefs and practices of the Catholic Faith supporting at all times the Parish life of Mary Immaculate.
The common goal shared between school and home is to support each child's development:
We endeavour to facilitate each child's journey towards their potential through quality learning and teaching practices.
St Thomas More Catholic Parish Primary School is an integral part of the Parish community of Ruse. It is a co-educational catholic primary school catering for students from Kindergarten to Year Six. St Thomas More is a two streamed school with an enrolment of 370 children.
St Thomas More is a school which endeavours:
We work with the church community in preparing and presenting the children from the local area for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation. The programs are family based.
Mount Carmel High School, Varroville is a year 7 to 12 Catholic, coeducational, comprehensive high school serving the parishes of Campbelltown, Eagle Vale, Ingleburn, Macquarie Fields, Ruse and Varroville, suburbs of the Macarthur region. The school has a population of approximately 1030 students and 90 members of staff. Mount Carmel is a systemic school in the diocese of Wollongong.
The spirit of the school is summarized in the mission statement:
'Mount Carmel High School, guided by prayer and through spiritual formation, aspires to be a Catholic community reflecting gospel values. The students receive a holistic Catholic education in the Marist tradition, with the aim of attaining moral, academic and personal excellence'.
Iqra Grammar College is an independent co-educational institution catering for primary students from Kindergarten to Year 6 (Primary) and Year 7 - 9 (High School) with Year 10 in 2011.
The future plans are to extend the school to Year 12 in 2013. The college was established in January 2006, is registered with New South Wales Board of Studies, and is a charitable (non-profit) organisation.
Iqra Grammar College strives for excellence in secular and religious education in an Islamic environment.
The school philosophy is that students should strive for excellence, equity and a strong moral ethos. We aim to provide a positive, stimulating and accepting environment in which students can develop individual qualities and abilities without strong or detrimental peer pressure.
Students study a variety of subjects in accordance with the New South Wales Board of Studies as well as an enriching curriculum with a focus on Arabic and Islamic Studies.
Qibla College was established in 1995. It is an independent primary school and a division of Suburban Islamic Association (SIA) (Campbelltown). Qibla College is an Islamic school and provides an alternative educational choice for the Muslim community. It was initially called Suburban Primary School. The name was later changed to Qibla College. Qibla is an Arabic word, which means 'Direction'. Qibla College is a member of the Association of Independent Schools (NSW).
Qibla College is situated in the southwest Campbelltown region in Leumeah in Sydney. The school is located within the mosque area of Suburban Islamic Association. The school has numerous classrooms, an ESL room, a library and a computer laboratory. The senior students perform the midday prayers in the mosque. The mosque hall is used for school assemblies and special ceremonies. Qibla College offers schooling to boys and girls from Kindergarten to Year 6.
Our school curriculum is based on the guidelines issued by the NSW Board of Studies. Our curriculum is aimed at meeting the needs of our children and to develop a love for learning and a desire to seek the truth. This curriculum is continuously evaluated in our world of rapid change.
Established in 2006, Hope Christian School is located in the heart of Narellan and offers quality, affordable Christian education for students from Pre-Kinder through to Year 10.
Centrally located on over 4 acres of established grassed school grounds, Hope provides a caring and compassionate environment allowing each child to develop to their full potential academically, socially and spiritually. Call us for a prospectus or to book a school tour – we would be delighted to show you around.
Magdalene Catholic High School is a Diocesan Co-educational Catholic high school established in 1999 by the Diocese of Wollongong to serve the Parishes of the Western Macarthur region.
As a Catholic community our aim in partnership with families is to:
The world of today is both hectic and complex and is characterized by a rate of change not seen in previous eras. For young people to find purpose and meaning in their lives they not only need the knowledge and skills required to function effectively in society, they also need a set of values on which to draw when faced with future decisions.
At Magdalene our belief is that our Catholic faith provides the source of ones value system by providing the foundation upon which to draw when called upon to make difficult decisions throughout ones life.
St Clare's Catholic Primary School belongs to a system of schools administered by the Catholic Education Office on behalf of the Diocese of Wollongong. St Clare’s school exists within the parish of St Paul’s Camden and is located in Narellan Vale approximately 1 hour drive south west of Sydney.
As a Catholic learning community we are committed to providing high quality learning and teaching. We draw inspiration from the life of Jesus Christ as revealed in the Gospels and from the lives of St Francis and St Clare. We promote our Catholic identity and the traditions of the Catholic Church in many ways. It is visible in the symbols of our Catholic faith and through our provision of quality prayer experiences, liturgical celebrations, formation experiences and our commitment to parish life.
Based in the Macarthur and established as a special school in 1957, Mater Dei is an organization that provides early intervention therapy services, education and residential programs for babies, children and young people with an intellectual disability or developmental delay.
The underpinning philosophy for all that we do at Mater Dei is "Inclusion for all".
Much of our work is focused on providing opportunities and experiences that will help our students develop the skills and confidence to be fully included as members of their community.
For students from Kindergarten to Year 12 who have been assessed with mild to moderate cognitive disabilities as their primary disability, Mater Dei is a co-educational Catholic Congregational school located in the Wollongong Diocese under the auspices of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan whose ethos is based on the Rule of St Benedict.
Our culture is one of peace, prayer, service, social justice, hospitality and stewardship. Our Mission is to offer an individual and holistic education in a safe, non-threatening environment.
An Anglican co-educational day school for Preparatory to year 12 offering a comprehensive education based on sound Christian principles. It aims to provide a disciplined caring environment in which students are given the opportunity to develop spiritually, morally, intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially. The goal is to develop well adjusted young Christian people whose lives have purpose and direction, and who are prepared for the challenges they face in a changing and uncertain world
St Patrick’s is a Catholic Secondary School for Girls in the Good Samaritan Tradition, which operates under the trusteeship of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict.
The mission of St Patrick's College is to educate our students for lifelong learning so that, informed by Gospel values and the traditions and spirit of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, they grow into contributing members of church and society.
St Patrick's is a Catholic College, which exists for the good of its students. Teaching and learning are organised to provide a breadth of educational experiences that challenge the creativity, initiative and ability of each student.
Through their participation in the community of St Patrick's College, students, parents and staff encounter the interconnectedness of life and, in a spirit of Benedictine stewardship, learn to reverence the whole of creation.
St Peter's Anglican Primary School provides a dynamic, supportive learning environment, underpinned by the Christian faith and with a focus on a strong academic curriculum.
Outstanding class teachers encourage the enjoyment of learning and the fulfilment of each child's potential. Specialist teachers assist particularly in the areas of Music, Sport, Language and Science.
We aim to nurture all children as they develop friendships and grow in confidence, maturity and faith.
St Peter's will strive to provide an inspiring, nurturing and dynamic learning environment, underpinned by Christian faith and with a focus on a strong academic curriculum.
Australian Institute of Childcare Training (AICT) provides intensive training courses that provide you with the necessary knowledge and experience to succeed in the childcare industry.
The Parish of Camden was established in 1859 while Archbishop Polding was still in office as the Archbishop of Sydney. John Macarthur provided a building and a Catholic teacher to teach the children of the employees that worked on his estate. In 1840 the Macarthur’s donated the present day site for St. Paul’s Catholic Church.
Fr. Sheridan arrived in 1879 and began the task of finding suitable teachers for the school. He wrote to Mother Mary MacKillop and the Sisters of St. Joseph requesting them to establish a properly run school similar to St. Anthony’s at Picton. Finally, in the third week of January in 1883 two nuns arrived and began classes in the Old Church which is at present the school library.
The first principal was Sr. Brigid and there were 56 students. In 1900, it became clear that the school wasn’t large enough and a new school was begun. The children helped to clean the bricks for re-use. The school was opened on 3rd March, 1901.
The school continued to expand and saw further additions of four classrooms, the canteen, the staffroom and a community room. In 1981-82 Fr John Whitty added three new classrooms plus the administration block. The old convent was demolished and replaced by our new Church.
The school has come a long way since the Sisters of St. Joseph and is now a part of one of the largest parishes in the region. We owe many thanks to the pioneers of our Parish that had the vision to create the wonderful school that now exists today. Information taken from “Along the Way” -The Historical, Invitation and Publicity Committee
Holy Family Catholic Parish Primary School is founded on the Good Samaritan tradition.
This is an inclusive school community with Christ at its centre.
Holy Family is committed to fostering a love of learning preparing students to be active and responsible citizens.
The school has a committed staff who continually endeavour to achieve educational excellence by employing pedagogies which reflect the needs of the children and the world in which they live.
Holy Family School works in conjunction with the Catholic Education Office Wollongong. This enables the school to be supported by system wide policies as well as to ensure that we are an inclusive community based on the life of Jesus Christ.
Bellfield College aims to provide quality education enriched with Islamic principles for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Bellfield College will endeavour to foster the intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs of each student, which is achieved through individual programming for every child to ensure that their personal needs are met and maintained.
The College has adopted a family centred approach toward education. The educational rights of the family are paramount.
The College aims to play a vital role in providing for the overall development of every student through its commitment toward supporting every family in their endeavours to strive in the way of Allah (swt). This will be achieved by facilitating Parent's in being more effective educators of their children through courses, workshops, seminars, and discussion groups designed specifically for them.
At Mount Annan Christian College the future comes alive with possibilities for your child. We believe education is more than academic learning. It encompasses the spiritual, physical and social development of your child. Our vision is to develop young people to make a positive difference in this nation and beyond.
We are located on 37 acres of land in a semi rural setting in South West Sydney. The peaceful surrounds and location enhances the learning environment for all of our students. Our students have access to many specialist rooms, including modern purpose built classrooms for students of all ages, excellent technology resources and a broad range of sporting facilities.
We believe that developing Christian values in each student is a key foundation of our College. Our students are encouraged to adopt principles for life that promote honour, discipline, stewardship, character, friendship, hope and faith in Christ.
Welcome to Oran Park Anglican College. The College is pleased to be part of the new Oran Park Town. We are strategically located in the centre of what will be a thriving township. Our master plan has a vision for engaging with the community. Learning occurs in modern, air-conditioned buildings and the College has a range of specialist facilities and resources. Our College is committed to the achievement of quality learning outcomes.
Our ethos is both Christian and Anglican. The College operates under the umbrella of the Sydney Anglican Schools Corporation and is a Campus of Thomas Hassall Anglican College. Oran Park Anglican College began operation in Term 1, 2012 and is currently catering from Prep to Year 6. In years to come it is envisaged that it will grow towards a Prep to Year 12 learning community accommodating around 1000 students.
We will be commencing Year 7 in 2014 and already several families have indicated and registered their interest. As you can appreciate, we will require additional classrooms and teachers and we will start construction in 2013.
We describe ourselves as a learning community because we believe that we are all learners - teachers, students and parents - learning from and with each other. We are a community in which parents, teachers and support staff work in partnership with each other to advance the learning and growth of the children.
Our vision is 'Growing and Nurturing Excellence, Wisdom and Service'. Our motto is 'of greater worth than gold' signifying the value we place on faith in the Lord Jesus, on our students as they grow and on our learning in every program.
The College has been able to maintain a fee level that is accessible to as many families as possible.
We welcome your interest in the College and invite you to talk with us about the future for your children