Hannah Lowe, a Year 11 student at Mount Alvernia College, is a resourceful young woman who has demonstrated great leadership emanating from her profound respect and care for others. She […]
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Shaping our Future
Mount Alvernia College is inspired through the lives of Saint Francis and Saint Clare of Assisi, and the founder of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, Elizabeth Hayes. Each patron offers students, staff and our wider community the unshaken ability to act as agents of change, global thinkers and to emulate a “we not me” approach to life.
Our Year level-based pastoral guardian system ensures that each student is not only known by name, but valued, respected and future-ready as she embarks into adulthood – a vivacious woman of Mount Alvernia. As a College, we pride ourselves in fostering the growth of highly developed, emotionally resilient, women of distinction. Simply, we exist to empower students to be hope-filled with a desire for learning and life – equipped to transform the world.
Instilled with the Franciscan charism of our foundress Elizabeth Hayes, Mount Alvernia College is a thriving learning community with over 940 students. Every student is known by name, valued, respected and are boldly seeking their aspirations with purpose and meaning. We pride ourselves on producing graduates that are globally aware and empowered to use their voice and talents to respond to the needs of the time. With a workforce consisting of capable, agile and innovative staff we are a school of choice for both teachers and students. Guided by Gospel values of Courage, Joy, Respect and Service, we empower our students to be hope-filled and resilient, with agency for learning and life, to transform our world. With the life of Elizabeth Hayes epitomising the value of courage, this is our chosen focus value of 2022. As a community, we believe that courage is the embodiment of a spirited learner and leader. It is the virtue that helps us to face challenge and that calls out injustice. With visionary and sustainable master-planning behind us, we look confidently ahead at our future.
Principal – Samantha Jensen
- Academic Mentoring
- CaSSSA Sports
- Community Outreach
- Environmental Sustainability (La Foresta)
- Franciscan College Intrumental Programme
- Pastoral Care
- Principal’s Reading Challenge
- Raise the Bar
- Read like a Girl
- Student Enrichment and Advancement
More from the school
Over the past twelve months, the world has endured some extremely challenging narratives. We have made it our mission as a community to be instruments of change and restoration. Under […]
Mount Alvernia College, Kedron – Principal’s Tour on 1st August
August 1, 2022 - 9:00 am
Mount Alvernia College, Kedron – Principal’s Tour on 20th October
October 20, 2022 - 9:00 am
This table above shows the average student results at this school for the year 2019.
Naplan data is sourced from: https://www.myschool.edu.au