As a Maronite Catholic College under the guidance of the Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family, Religious Education is the lifeblood of St Maroun’s College. We aim to communicate to students our motto of Friendship, Faith, and Honesty and give them the skills to carry these values throughout their life.
The study of English is built around three core strands encompassing language, literature, and literacy. Across years 7-12, students study a balanced combination of all three in order to understand and apply skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for the development of knowledge and personal enjoyment.
The study of Mathematics at St. Maroun’s College provides students with the opportunity to develop a sophisticated understanding of mathematical concepts which enables students to gain confidence in investigating, interpreting and solving problems.
As part of the 7-12 study of Mathematics courses, the interactive online learning systems Pearson Mathspace is used by the students both in the classroom and at home. Students also have the opportunity to compete in Maths competitions such as ICAS as well as AMSI school initiatives. Internally, high school students are also provided with the opportunity to participate in a weekly mathematics competition to test their problem-solving abilities.
Human Society and its Environment (HSIE) is a broad group of subjects that encompass, primarily History and Geography in the Junior years and include a variety of subjects in Senior years.
Students explore varied subjects in human society and its environment to learn about history, geography, people, societies and culture.
The fundamental aim of the Science Faculty at St Maroun’s College is not only to teach the mandatory NSW Science Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum but to utilize an inquiry-based approach to assist students throughout Years 7 – 12 to understand key concepts.
This provides all students with a broad education across all Sciences as well as a deep – grounded learning in specific areas of Science, for those students wishing to pursue future studies in Science at University.
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) is an integrated area of study that provides for the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual development of students.
It involves students learning about and practicing ways of maintaining active, healthy lifestyles and improving their health status.
Technological and Applied Studies (TAS):
Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) is one of the most innovative subject areas offered at St Maroun’s. It requires students to use problem-solving skills to design solutions to problems using a variety of technologies. Students use a range of tools, materials, and techniques in the design process and technological experiences through theory and practical lessons.
Creative Arts courses offered at Saint Maroun’s College include Music, Visual Arts, and Photography and Digital Media. These subjects develop students not only with strong discipline-based knowledge but with the fundamental skills, creative expertise and learning mindset. Creative Arts students experience and develop the complex skills required to create and test ideas, generate creative works with confidence, shape inquiry and to critically evaluate and reflect on what they do. Developing an independent, forward thinking, learning mindset is considered critical to the future world of work.