Santa Sophia Catholic College, Gables NSW




Preschool - Yr 12



Established: 2018

Principal: Mark De Vries

Address: 1 Lakefront Cres, Gables 2765


Key Information





HSC Subjects



Italian in K-4; Japanese in Year 8



Flagship Programs

Academic Excellence, Arts Program, Co-curricular Program, Coding and Robotics, Enrichment and Accelerator Programs, Environment and Sustainability,

About our school

Santa Sophia Catholic College is a co-educational school for students from Preschool to Year 12. We are a one stop shop for busy parents, school opens at 6.30am, offering before-school care services. Additionally, we have an after-school care program that is linked to our curriculum, with teachers being paid to run masterclasses in the after-school program.

We provide an innovative learning environment and have a strong focus on workplace skills for the future workplace. We also offer a Gifted and Talented Program for students from Kindergarten to Year 8. Starting from Year 9, students are invited to participate in our acceleration program, particularly in Mathematics, Science, Studies of Religion, and early commencement in VET Hospitality.
In our first ever set of HSC results, we achieved a state ranking of 249, with our highest ATAR score of 98.75 and a State placing in Food Technology.

We have a School Wellbeing Dog called Arlo who contributes to fostering a positive and supportive atmosphere within our school community.

Principal's Message

We are committed to providing an education for your child in a faith-filled environment aimed at educating the whole child, and helping students to be people of true wisdom through faith, hope and love. Based on leading educational research and the best of today’s technologies, students will learn how to think critically and creatively, how to communicate effectively and how to work collaboratively.

Quick Facts

  • Fastest growing Catholic School in Australia
  • Top ATAR score of 98.75
  • State ranking in Food Technology (7th place in the state)
  • Top performing school in Advanced Mathematics and Investigating Science in CSPD
  • 93% of students intending to go to University received early offers
  • Partner to Melbourne University in the New Metrics Program, which is a research program exploring how to assess competencies of students at critical transition points of their schooling journey.
  • All Year 12 student received a learner competency credential
  • All Year 12 students leave the College with a LinkedIn profile
  • Inquiry pedagogy
  • Authentically Catholic
  • Collaborative environment utilising contemporary facilities and leveraging technology to support the learning
  • Pre to Post
  • Huge emphasis on social justice activities supporting the marginalised and the less fortunate
  • Wide variety of sport and extra curricular
  • Strong focus on Music/Drama/Dance production

More from the school


  • Lecture theatre,
  • school recording studios,
  • Oval,
  • Dance studio,
  • Specialist Science,
  • TAS and CAPA spaces.
  • State of the Art Facilities.

Campus Locations

Main Campus

1 Lakefront Cres, Gables, 2765

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