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Mt St Patrick College – Parent Fact Sheet

Are you looking into sending your child to Mount St Patrick College? Read our parent fact sheet to help you make the best choice for your family.

Why choose Mt St Patrick College?

Mt St Patrick College is a co-educational secondary Catholic College. Founded by the Presentation Sisters, the virtues of responsibility and autonomy are paramount in this comprehensive educational environment. The Principal of the College, Mr Paul Clohesy, asserts that their “academic results are the best in the area and among the best in the state”. You will find a broad range of sporting, academic, cultural and spiritual experiences and practices at play in the College.

Innovative teaching and learning strategies and state-of-the-art classroom spaces combine to make this an incredibly sought after high school experience.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there at Mt St Patrick College?

Students can participate in the following sporting activities:

  • Soccer
  • Rugby League
  • Tweed Valley Sport Competition
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Cross Country
  • Surfing and Life Saving
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket

Students can participate in the following co-curricular activities:

  • Debating
  • Public Speaking
  • Project Compassion / St Vincent de Paul initiatives
  • Murwillumbah Festival of Performing Arts
  • Tournament of Minds
  • College Musicals
  • Choir / small vocal groups
  • Shamrock – Out of School Arts Program
  • Instrumental Program
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band

What are the school fees per year?

Mt St Patrick College advises that the best way to get access to the current and most accurate schedule of school fees is for parents to contact the school directly.

What are the boarding options at Mt St Patrick College?

There are no boarding options at Mt St Patrick College.

Does Mt St Patrick College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

Mt St Patrick College does not currently offer scholarships.

Please follow this link for contact details for Mt St Patrick College in order to arrange a school tour.


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State high schools nearby:

If you are looking for state schools that are near Mt St Patrick College, check out:

  • Murwillumbah High School
  • Woolumbin High School
  • Murwillumbah Community College

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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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