Excellence in Education

St Francis of Assisi College is unapologetic in its commitment to providing excellence in Catholic Education. Our commitment to excellence is guided by our College Pillars:

  • Integral Ecology
  • Excellent Catholic Education
  • Student Voice
  • Pathways to and Beyond
  • Community

Student Voice is our central pillar and reflects the student-centred approach of the College, where every student has a pathway, and every student has a place. 

Years 7 to 9 Core Curriculum

In Years 7 to 9, all students study Religious Education, English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Digital Technologies, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education, The Arts, and Languages.

Students experience an integrated approach to their core curriculum offerings, providing the opportunity for deep learning experiences, the explicit teaching of subject specific concepts, and the development of strong teacher, student, and parent partnerships. 

Students are given experiences in the full range of specialist subjects across Years 7 and 8, with greater choice available to students in Year 9 in preparation for the senior years.

Specialist subjects offered are:

  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Design and Technology 
  • Food and Hospitality
  • Digital Technologies
  • Health and PE


Growing in harmony