San Sisto College, Carina QLD

Gender

Girls

Years

7-12

Enrolments

900

Established: 1961

Principal: Shelley Hamilton

Address:  97 Mayfield Rd , Carina 4152

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Key Information

Staff

59 Teaching

31 Non Teaching

Fees

Please refer to our website. (Year 7)

Please refer to our website. (Year 12)

QCE Subjects

41

Languages

Italian & Japanese

Features

VET Available

About our school

San Sisto College has successfully educated young women for over sixty years, inspiring them with multi-dimensional thinking skills and a desire to pursue post school options with vision and determination. This has in turn empowered our students to live the college motto “Women of integrity shaping the future”. 

With the rapid development of technology, there is a need for individuals to have a broad range of attributes such as fluidity, informed problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and adaptive reasoning abilities. In addition, new advances in the 21st century mean that many young citizens will be working in occupations in the future that do not currently exist. San Sisto College embraces agile and innovative education and pedagogical practices that equip students with contemporary skills and traits to succeed, whilst prioritising and nurturing each student’s unique learning journey. Our expert teaching team pursues leading-edge, best practice pedagogy informed by evidence-based research, and evaluates data profiles to understand student progress, growth and success. They develop strategic, carefully integrated programs to maximise learning. 

To provide progressive, real-world experiences, San Sisto College partners with leading universities and institutions, such as the University of Queensland, Monash University, Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA), the Queensland Debating Union (QDU) and technology providers. Students at the College passionately engage with a vast array of co-curricular opportunities ranging from academic (STEM), to sporting (CaSSSA) and cultural pursuits (music, dance and drama). There are a wide range of subject choices, advanced wellness and fitness centres, and support and extension programs to enhance individual student learning. Located in the picturesque, leafy suburb of Carina and with a cohort of 900 students, the College has state of the art facilities and creative learning spaces that enhance the classroom experience and engage a variety of pedagogical strategies. 

Quick Facts

  • Celebrating 60 years of educating young women.
  • Strategic, carefully integrated programs.
  • Prioritising each student’s learning journey.
  • Employing data profiles for student success.
  • Each student is supported to be “Women of integrity shaping the future”.
  • Contemporary and best pedagogical practice.
  • Partnering with leading providers such as Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA).
  • Students live out their faith in action.
  • A vast array of cocurricular opportunities.
  • State of the art facilities and a new 10-year Master Plan.

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NAPLAN Results

Year Reading Writing Spelling Grammar Numeracy
Year 7 564 547 553 565 565
Year 9 603 581 602 601 588

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

Destinations

University enrolled: 58%
TAFE/VET enrolled 12%
Employment 21%

Campus Locations

Main Campus

 97 Mayfield Rd , Carina, 4152

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