Mary MacKillop College, Wakeley

Mary MacKillop College, Wakeley

Infobox Aust school private
name = Mary MacKillop College

motto = Called to Life
established = 1991
type = Secondary college
denomination = Roman Catholic
slogan = "Called to Life"
key_people = Jenny Rickard
fees =
city = Wakeley
state = New South Wales
country = Australia
enrolment = 932 (2006) [ Annual Report to the Community 2006] , accessed 29 March 2008]
num_employ = 71 (2006)
revenue =
products =
colours = Maroon, light blue and grey
homepage =

Mary MacKillop College is a Catholic secondary school for girls located in Wakeley, New South Wales, providing Catholic education to the Smithfield, Fairfield, Cabramatta and Villawood parishes in the Fairfield area of Sydney. [ Schools] , accessed 29 March 2008 ] The school was originally founded as Rosary High School in 1946 in Fairfield, [ Mary MacKillop College Wakeley - AJASS] , accessed 8 March 2008] while the Sisters of St Joseph, a teaching order founded by Mary MacKillop, have been engaged in the area since 1931. In its current form the college was established in 1991, and is one of the newest schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney. [ About Our School] , accessed 1 March 2008] Mary MacKillop Colleges emphasises community, and each of the school's houses - Arena, Crosio, Goolagong, Henderson, McCormack and O'Shane - are named after women the school sees as worthy role models for the students. To promote a sense of community across year groups, pastoral care groups incorporate students from Year 7 to Year 12. [ Pastoral Care] , accessed 29 March 2008] Mary MacKillop College offers core and elective courses for junior students and a range of HSC courses for senior students. [ For the Juniors] , accessed 29 March 2008] [ For the Seniors] , accessed 29 March 2008]


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