St Margaret Mary’s College
About St Margaret Mary’s College
St Margaret Mary’s College is an all girls’ Catholic secondary school catering for students from Year 7 through to Year 12. The school is centrally located in Townsville, Queensland. There are approximately 735 students enrolled at the school.
The school was established in 1963 by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict. The daily life of the College is enhanced by living the Benedictine Values and being centred on Jesus Christ. The school has strong connections with the local Parish and the Townsville Diocese.
St Margaret Mary’s College facilities include a library, textile room, chapel, computer rooms and a multipurpose sports facility.
Students in Year 7 to Year 10 study a broad range of subjects incorporating the nine Key Learning Areas including: Science, English, Mathematics, Business, Civics and Citizenship, Technology, Language, Religious Education and Physical Education. In Years 11 and 12 students are challenged to take responsibility for their own learning by becoming self-motivated and self-disciplined learners. The school caters for a wide range of students need, from tertiary entrance to training and vocational education. Extra-curricular activities include sports, equestrian, cross-cross country, vocal ensemble (Bella Voce), public speaking and debating, Campus Ministry and community service opportunities.
St Margaret Mary’s has as its mission to be an excellent Catholic learning community where young womed are educated, inspired and inspirited. Students are encouraged to express themselves and develop their confidence in a caring and supportive environment.