St Francis Xavier's College
New South Wales, Australia
About St Francis Xavier's College
St Francis Xavier’s College is a mixed, non-selective, Roman Catholic, independent secondary school in New South Wales, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school is situated in Hamilton, and has over 1,000 students on record.
St Francis Xavier’s College was founded in 1985 as a school to serve Catholic students in the local area. The school is currently being updated so that it can help fully cater for the needs of students with disabilities. The school is proud of its dedicated teaching staff who encourage students to take responsibility for their learning. It is registered with the NSW Educational Standards Authority and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), and the Catholic Schools Office of the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese.
Br Robert Sutton
St Francis Xavier’s College has modern learning facilities, including drama studios, hospitality kitchens, sports courts, well-stocked libraries and extensive outside grounds for sports.
The school focuses on offering a broad and balanced learning curriculum to suit the educational needs and requirements of the 21st century. There is also a purpose-built centre for pupils with additional learning needs, run by dedicated teaching staff. Community is a focal point at the school and throughout the year, various initiatives help to cement this, including a welcoming morning tea for new pupils joining.
St Francis Xavier’s College is committed to providing students and teachers a safe and happy learning environment, promoting the values of respect, responsibility and equality. The secondary school aims to develop the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing of all students so that they leave optimistic and prepared for their future lives.