Principal's Message


I take this opportunity to welcome you to the website for St Mary’s College, Maryborough. 

We are proud to be coming in to our 133rd year serving local and extended communities by providing high-quality Catholic Secondary education in Maryborough. At St Mary’s College, we recognise the uniqueness of each student and provide a balance of opportunities that nurture students’ well-being, spiritual, physical, co-curricular and academic development. It is a welcoming and wonderful place for young people to learn, develop and belong.

As a Catholic school, St Mary’s College is a Christian community based on the Gospel messages of Jesus. We seek to help our young people understand and live out those values with courage, through an emphasis on service and social justice. 

Our aim is to provide a learning environment that fully nurtures and develops young people’s gifts and abilities allowing them to flourish now and into the future. We work with you, the parent, to equip your young person with the skills necessary to succeed in life. Students have many future pathways made available to them through a wide selection of courses, vocational training opportunities and academic pathways with an excellent track record of results.

Our College is fortunate to have a dedicated, professional and innovative teaching staff. They are committed to developing discerning, compassionate young women and men ready to engage and contribute to their communities and the world. Our upgraded classrooms allow for flexible learning and teaching spaces, integration of technology a range of specialised equipment. In addition to building students’ learning through a broad base of core learning areas, we also have fantastic facilities and opportunities for students to develop a love of learning through the Arts, Sciences, and various design Technologies. The constant drive for educational excellence for all has helped shape an outstanding program of learning and co-curricular opportunities for students in Years 7 – 12.

Whether you are continuing with a family connection, following on with Catholic education, or new to the region, we believe that St Mary’s College offers a positive learning community with highly qualified and supportive staff, excellent facilities and a focus on the growth of the whole person.

We would be honoured to share the educational partnership with you and your child. I encourage you to visit the College and experience how our students develop the skills, knowledge and values needed to thrive in a changing world.

Ms Tameika Grist

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