Stella Maris College is a school of Good Samaritan Education established in 1931 in the Benedictine tradition. The policies of the College give expression to its values and ethos and/or reflect the legal requirements of a school registered and accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).
The College in accepting students for enrolment, provides a Catholic education that promotes Benedictine values with particular emphasis on Justice, Peace, Hospitality, Stewardship and Community. In accordance with the Good Samaritan ethos, the College is committed to the development of the whole person, recognising their unique dignity. The College provides a comprehensive education for, and strives to meet the learning needs of, its students. The College recognises its role in supporting parents as the primary educators of their children.
In fulfilling its Mission, the College nurtures the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth of all students. The College encourages the development of students’ personal Christian values and lays a firm foundation for on-going learning throughout life.
Consideration for enrolment will be given to:
- Students from local Catholic schools
- Siblings of current or ex-students
- Daughters of ex-students
- Students who are committed to the Catholic faith
- Applications thereafter according to date of enrolment
The following further criteria will be considered holistically:
- Acceptance of the College Mission and Vision Statement
- Commitment to enrolment for six years of education
- Special consideration may be given for students who are transferring interstate or from overseas
- Special pastoral considerations
- The capacity of the College to meet or make reasonable adjustments to meet a student’s individual needs