Mary MacKillop College offers young women a comprehensive education which embodies:
. academic excellence as evidenced in student results e.g. OP1s and VHA10s;
. contemporary curriculum delivery, incorporating interactive technologies;
. tailoring to suit individual learning styles;
. a suite of diverse cultural and extra curricular opportunities
in an intimate, personal and vibrant community at Mary MacKillop College.
Teaching and Learning
Mary MacKillop College is at the forefront of contemporary curriculum delivery because teachers pursue professional development in all fields of academic and co-curricular activity offered on campus.
An emphasis is placed on the teaching and learning of young women at Mary MacKillop College and teachers are expected to critically reflect on all aspects of their practice.
Learning is the key facet of community engagement and is social and collective as well as individual and personal. This is a community composed of learners and to facilitate our focus, a broad range of core and extension subjects are offered to cater for the needs of all students.
?Feminine justice? (Gilligan & Richards, 2009) is at the heart of communal engagement and this ensures that Mary MacKillop College students become aware of themselves as citizens of an interconnected global world, with particular emphasis on the ethical needs of women in this diverse, plural world context.
Mary MacKillop College has a vibrant Music Program offering all students the opportunity to be involved in Instrumental Music Lessons, Viva La Voce Choir, Concert Band, String Band and Rock Guitar Band. Mary MacKillop College have talented, highly qualified instrumental music teachers who are passionate about nurturing talent in our young musicians.
Our choir and bands thrive on their regular performances in community and school events. Visit our blog at: www.musicatmarymackillopcollege.blogspot.com
Performing Arts Program
Young people live in an increasingly complex web of interacting cultures and subcultures. They need a learning environment that promotes imagination, critical thinking, cultural engagement, communication, creativity and problem-solving. Drama provides this learning environment, both as an art form and as an aesthetic.
Drama at the Mary MacKillop College is dynamic and exciting, offering students a large range of experiences. Students discover a range of theatrical genres and practice the art of performance for a variety of audiences.
Check out the action in Drama at Mary MacKillop College by visiting the Drama blog at: www.dramaccc.blogspot.com