Facilities

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St Mary's College has up-to-date facilities across the campus and all rooms are air-conditioned. For more information on our facilities, please refer to the list below. A virtual tour will be available soon!

 

Middle School Rooms

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  • Large dynamic spaces that can be configured a number of different ways to suit different learning strategies

  • Flexible furniture that is both ergonomic and functional

  • Engaging environments that stimulate learning and cater for student’s individual needs

Science Laboratories

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  • Contemporary work stations that facilitate scientific discovery

  • Extensive collection of state-of-the-art scientific equipment engages student’s investigative instincts

  • Both individual and collaborative laboratory settings available to cater for a wide variety of experimental and research activities

Art

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  • Darkroom, dedicated installation room, painting studio and gallery all integrated into learning spaces

  • Interactive decor that stimulates the senses and encourages creativity

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Tissot Chapel and Garden of Honour

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  • Quiet, reflective space for prayer and contemplation
  • The spiritual hub of the College which celebrates our traditions

  • Garden of honour commemorates the sacrifices of past students who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country and defending our nation

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Library and Resource Centre

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  • Comfort furniture and flexible spaces promote student collaboration and learning circles

  • Comprehensive collection of fiction and non-fiction resources engage students sense of wonder and love of learning

  • Cutting edge technologies deliver information to students on demand

IT Hub

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  • Dedicated IT services and technicians available at all times to students

  • Hardware and software support provided by dedicated staff

  • Tech Team focused on problem-solving and trouble-shooting run by students to support their peers and to develop high level IT skills

 

The Citadel

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The Citadel is St Mary’s College “Makerspace”.  Citadel stands for Create- Imagine- Transform- Acquire- Design- Engineer- Learn.

It is a space where students are welcome to visit before school and during break to work on projects, enjoy technology, make things and collaborate with like-minded students. Classes may also use this space during lessons. Some of the activities and equipment available include:

·         Robotics- Lego Mindstorms

·         Arduio

·         Raspberry Pi

·         Google Cardboard

·         Holograms

·         iPads and Tablets

·         3D Printer

·         Disassembly station

·         Linux

·         Windows

·         Mac

·         Makey Makey

·         LittleBits

·         Circuit Scribe

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Industrial Technology and Design

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  • Industrial-grade machinery and workshops provide realistic and industry-relevant experiences for students

  • Latest technologies such as 3D printers and CAD packages ensure students are immersed in contemporary and up-to-date work cultures

  • Highest level of safety built into the designs of all workstations to ensure a safe and productive environment that is reflective of industry standards

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Hospitality

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  • Commercial-grade kitchen and industry standard instructional facilities ensure students gain a realistic and accurate appreciation of the hospitality industry

  • Fully equipped restaurant facility on campus allows students to plan, design and run their own functions

Textiles and Fashion

  • Students design, cut out and sew contemporary fashions on the latest equipment

  • A design studio allows students to share ideas and collaboratively create garments and accessories

 

Physical Education

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  • A 12 metre climbing wall, state-of the art playing surface and gym equipment all integrated into a full size, all weather, multi-purpose gymnasium

  • A full range of sporting equipment available for students to utilise including soccer, futsal, hockey, netball, touch, rugby league, rugby union, badminton, table tennis, basketball, golf, athletics, rock-climbing, aerobics and gymnastics

 

Marine Studies

  • The MV Integrity is the College’s 6 metre training vessel, which together with our two 3.5 metre training vessels provide students with real-life hands-on learning experiences

  • A wide range of freshwater and oceanic equipment is on hand to allow students to fully explore careers in the marine industry

Performing Arts

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  • Dedicated studios and practice rooms provide excellent environments for students to hone their musical talents

  • Editing suites and a blue-screen facility allow students to experiment in the art of film-making

  • Industry-grade light and sound equipment, mixing desks and cameras are all integrated into a fully functional theatrette

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