4 Education

Faculties

Information about the faculties of St Mary MacKillop College.

Careers

Careers

About the Careers faculty

The courses within the Careers faculty aim to assist students to recognise the links between education, training, work and lifestyle, and the economic and social factors that affect work opportunities. The Year 10 Work ...

English

English

About English

The study of English empowers students to become articulate communicators who are capable of interpreting their world from different perspectives and of making productive contributions to society.

The English curriculum is built ...

Food & Textiles

Food & Textiles

About Food Technology and Hospitality

The central focus of Food Technology is the well-being of people in their everyday living.  Students are offered a wide range of experiences and opportunities to develop practical skills, therefore ...

Integrated Humanities

Integrated Humanities

About Integrated Humanities

In Year 7, students study Integrated Humanities (IHum). IHum includes Religious Education, English and Studies of Society and the Environment (Geography and History). Integrating these subjects offers a holistic ...

IT & Industrial Technology

IT & Industrial Technology

About IT and Industrial Technology

The IT and Industrial Technology faculty covers the fields of Information and Communication Technology and Industrial Technology.

While IT is a key aspect of Teaching and Learning at MacKillop throughout all ...

Languages

Languages

Languages at MacKillop

Students at MacKillop can choose to study French, Italian, or Japanese. Mandarin is also offered to senior students.

Learning a language enables students to develop an awareness of the role and nature of the language and ...

Mathematics

Mathematics

Maths at MacKillop

From 2015, students studying Mathematics will undertake the Australian Curriculum course. This means that there are is no Advanced level course up to Year 9. In Year 10, we split into an Advanced level and a mainstream course. ...

PE & Health

PE & Health

Physical Education and Health

The aim of Physical Education and Health is to promote and enhance physical activity and develop healthy attitudes; empowering students to follow an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Students will participate in a ...

Performing Arts

Performing Arts

About Performing Arts

The Performing Arts faculty provides teaching in the areas of drama, dance, and music, as well as a senior course in Production for Live Theatre. A wide range of courses is available in each of those subject areas.

Drama ...

Religious Education

Religious Education

Religious Education at MacKillop

Studies in Religious Education enable students to develop an understanding of their own faith and the belief systems of others. It forms an integral part of the holistic education offered by St Mary MacKillop ...

Science

Science

Science at MacKillop

Studies in Science will enable students to develop an understanding of the chemical, physical and natural world.

Over Years 7 to 10, students develop their understanding of microscopic and atomic structures, how systems at ...

SOSE

SOSE

Studies of Society and Environment

The SOSE Faculty offers courses and units in the areas of History, Geography, Business Studies, Business Administration, Economics, Legal Studies, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology, Environmental Studies, and ...

Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Visual Arts at MacKillop

The units offered in Visual Arts give students the opportunity to generate and develop ideas, using a range of artistic skills and techniques. Students work with a range of arts materials and mediums and produce images ...