Why Choose MacKillop College

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MacKillop College is a place of remarkable opportunities. The College has a long and proud tradition of excellence in education. With the motto Summa Tenatabo, every student is encouraged to 'Strive for Excellence', to do their personal best across a range of interests and activities. It is our hope that for having been a part of the MacKillop College community, every student will thrive. With every decision based on our Catholic foundational beliefs and practices, students are nurtured in a faith-filled environment, underpinned by the love and example of Jesus. 

Our Patron saint, Mary MacKillop, is renowned for her generous approach to all endeavours. It is this zeal that we hope to engender in the hearts and minds of all who pass through our college. A deliberate Pastoral Care program, underpinned by strengths-based and restorative practices philosophies, ensures the wellbeing and happiness of each and every student. At MacKillop College we aim to build a community where positive and respectful relationships are prioritised. MacKillop College is widely recognised for its long tradition of outstanding academic achievements. HSC results are continually well above state average across all subject areas.

The college is part of a wider, highly respected educational endeavour in the St Agnes’ Parish which offers a diversity of pathways and support for young people based on needs and passion. The school offers excellence in teaching and learning, spiritual formation, pastoral care, sport and creative arts. Our highly qualified, experienced and dedicated staff are committed to giving all students the opportunity to achieve academic, personal interest and career goals. The college recognises not all students’ learning needs are the same and therefore offers exceptional learning support and enrichment programs to meet the needs of every learner.

Every student is known, cared for and loved at MacKillop College. Our hope is that as they leave MacKillop College all students are the best version of themselves, well prepared for a prosperous future.