Mount Maria College is an
inclusive and welcoming community. With approximately 500
students enrolled in 2021 we are large enough to present a great breadth of
offerings to our young people, yet small enough to come to know our students very
well. In fact, the building of authentic relationships
is the very key to our success.
Nestled in the leafy suburb of
sprawling grounds provide a beautiful backdrop to the deep learning growth that takes place each day. 2021 sees the continuation of our building
project with the Kolbe building extension and library redevelopment completed
in time for the commencement of the academic year. Our master plan presents an
exciting campus which includes vibrant learning spaces.
Young people at Mt Maria are deeply engaged in
rich curriculum opportunities that enhance core skills and transfer these into
real world understandings. We focus closely on developing the literacy of each student in order to support their learning across
the curriculum. Our students are able to enter a great
diversity of pathways through senior schooling. 2020 saw our first cohort of students complete their Senior year in the new QCE system. Our 2020 seniors achieved
great success with almost every one of our ATAR students attaining their number
one preference for University study.
largely within our Wednesday
afternoon program with students competing in the SECA (South East Colleges
Association) inter-school sporting competition and school based activities. Physical activity is important for student
wellbeing and also supports academic growth. Our young men and women represent themselves
and the college very well, competing with high effort and in good spirit.
Our Marist Charism flavours all
that we do and offers a rich way to meaningfully connect the young people in
our care to deeper understandings about the world. Our students have many opportunities to become involved in various outreach programs such as The Breakfast Club and
Care to Cook in which they serve those in need across the broader community.
To prospective parents, please
access the many opportunities that are available to engage with us to
understand how we can support your son or daughter in this caring environment.
To our current parents, as partners in the learning journey of our young
people, I look forward to continuing to work with you as your son or daughter
flourishes at Mt Maria College, Petrie.