St Eugene College
About St Eugene College
St Eugene College is an all-through, Catholic co-educational school, located in Burpengary, QLD. The school has 1200 students in Prep through to Year 12 and 148 staff.
The school was founded in 2009, and is part of the Queensland Catholic Education Commission.
School facilities include a large multi-purpose hall, a modern library resource centre, with computer access, dedicated areas for art, science, and theatre, and a hospitality kitchen for senior students. The school also has large sporting and recreation areas. Classrooms are also supplied with interactive whiteboards and data projectors.
The curriculum is based on nine core learning areas: religious education, English, science, language other than English, health and physical education, mathematics, society and environment, and technology and the arts. Vocational training and qualifications are also available to senior students. Students in Year 6-12 have access to tablets for learning, while primary school classrooms have computer access within the rooms. The school also has a number of Support Teachers to provide additional help to students with special academic and emotional needs.
Extra-curricular activities include choir, dance, string ensemble, band, debate, chess club, and a range of sports.
St Eugene aims to provide a learning environment focused on Jesus, in the Oblate tradition. Its motto is ‘Dare to grow in faith, hope and love’, and they achieve this through celebrating the uniqueness of each person, striving for excellence, and celebrating through prayer.