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Why Choose Marist College in Ashgrove

Marist College is a Roman Catholic School for boys from year 5 to year 12. It is a day and boarding school located in Ashgrove.

The school’s primary focus is to foster personal and spiritual growth in each student as they learn and grow in a Marist Catholic community.

Split into a primary and secondary school, the college ensure there is a seamless transition for students from the primary school into the secondary school. They also ensure the curriculum meets the needs of students in both parts of the school.

They feature the Br Mark Farrelly Resource Centre, a centre which houses both a Senior Library and a junior library (Ignatius Library). Each library consists of physical and digital resources suited to the needs of the students using each particular library. These include access to e-journals, studies and learning spaces for senior students and reading and chee playing spaces for the junior students.

They believe in praising students not just for sporting and music achievements, but also for academic achievements. Students who achieve highly in academic pursuits are given Optimus awards and badges at school assemblies throughout the year.

They also believes in ensuring each individual student is catered for. The Centre for Learning Enrichment is just one way Marist College caters to its student population. The Centre helps all sorts of students, including student who speak English as an additional language, struggling students and gifted and talented students.

What are the sporting/extra-curricular options at Marist College?

The College provides students with a wide assortment extra-curricular options to choose from, including sports, music and cultural programs.

Some of the sports they provide students the opportunity to join include Basketball, Cricket, Cross Country, Football, Rugby, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.

They also gives students the chance to perform spectacularly in one of their many music ensembles. These ensembles include Strings & Symphony, Wind , Choral,  Jazz and Small Ensembles.

Marist lets students join in a variety of cultural activities and hobbies. These include Debating, Chess, Maths Club, Science Club, Writing Club and Strategic Games.

What are the public transport options to Marist College?

Marist College is surrounded by several public bus stops, providing students a way to go to and from school.

What are the school fees per term?

School fees, on a per term basis, are within the range of $1500-$2500.

What are the boarding options at Marist College?

They offers day and weekly boarding for students from year 7 to year 12. With several different residences and a highly varied recreational program, students will feel at home at Marist College.

Does Marist College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

Marist College offers a variety of scholarships and bursaries. For more information, click here to our scholarships article.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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