As partners in Catholic education and open to God’s presence, we pursue fullness of life for all.


At St Mary MacKillop College we are people who affirm the dignity of every person, who act with respect and compassion, who reverence relationships, who have hearts for generosity and forgiveness.

We celebrate our Catholic identity.
We respect the unique dignity, faith and gifts of each person.
We value learning, aspiration and connectedness and we work together to create a positive future.

Our Values

We are people who recognise and value the dignity of every person.

We believe in –

  • the capacity of all members of our community to make meaningful contribution to the life of our school
  • having the opportunity to express, celebrate and live out our faith
  • teaching and Learning that is creative, engaging, purposeful and dynamic
  • striving to push the boundaries of our capabilities in order to learn and grow
  • a learning environment that allows each member of the community to flourish.

We are people who strive to act with respect and compassion.

We believe in –

  • building positive and respectful relationships with all members of our community
  • living lives that reflect loving care and service and compassionate hearts
  • demonstrating empathy and love of neighbour
  • responding to others in our local and global family
  • respecting, sharing and caring for the resources of the earth as part of the community of creation.

We are people who give reverence to the relationships formed in our community.

We believe in –

  • an attitude of openness, understanding and welcome to others
  • a spirit of hospitality and inclusion
  • building relationships based in equality, trust and integrity
  • listening, speaking and communicating in a way that is respectful and reflects sensitivity to others
  • working with others in a spirit of inclusion and authentic collaboration.

We are people who act with generosity and forgiveness.

We believe in –

  • promoting resilience and perseverance
  • Teaching and Learning for the whole person
  • opportunities to live out the Gospel imperative of loving our neighbour
  • working to resolve conflict in a restorative way
  • active participation in our community
  • reaching out to support others.

Creating pathways for students in Year 10, 11 and 12

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Offering 24 Authority subjects and 19 Certificate courses.

St Mary MacKillop College is a Years 7 to 12 coeducational Catholic high school and it is one of eleven such schools in the Diocese of Ballarat.  Since its inception in 1985 the college has expanded and now caters for 500 students.

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Year 12 VCAL Camp

April 24, 2018

On 28th February the Year 12 VCAL students went to Melbourne for their immersion camp which focused on homelessness and on careers. Students were given the opportunity to see first-hand the work done by the Salvation Army in helping with the issue of homelessness. The presenter provided an overview of the impacts of homelessness, and …

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