The Maronite College of the Holy Family

Maronite College of the Holy Family endeavours to:

  • deepen the faith of its students.
  • strengthen their hope.
  • extend their love and friendship.
  • develop in them a respect for all people through good manners, respect for authority, and dedication to work.

It is hoped that a student who has completed a major part of their education, at Maronite College of the Holy Family, will become:

  • disciples of Christ
  • faithful to their Maronite Catholic upbringing
  • people of justice, service and love
  • mature
  • intellectually competent
  • adults possessing necessary life skills
  • physically adept

Each teacher brings their own unique talents and background (educational, social and religious), and a shared vision of the importance of the Catholic education system.

At Maronite College of the Holy Family, the Primary Department is led by the College Principal, Deputy Principal, Head of Primary, and Stage Coordinators.

Each grade, from Kindergarten to Year 6, consists of four classes.  Classes cater for a wide range of learning needs by providing quality teaching and learning activities across all Key Learning Areas.
Staff in the Primary Department create programs that aim to develop the whole child; intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually.
All students are provided the opportunity to participate in Arabic lessons daily.
Religious instruction also occurs throughout the school day.

The Secondary Department, at Maronite College of the Holy Family, consists of Year 7 to Year 12 students. Classes cater for a wide range of learning needs, as well as teaching and learning activities, which develop in students a passion for learning. Staff in the Secondary Department create programs that aim to develop the whole child; intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually.

The College offers a range of subjects that enable all students to work towards the completion of Year 12 and to meet all requirements, as set out in the guidelines, mandated by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

Through its curriculum provisions, the College aims to:

  • provide a broad curriculum, that includes a diverse range of subjects spanning all Key Learning Areas
  • provide a quality curriculum, which will motivate and challenge students
  • cater for the needs of all students, across a range of abilities, including those who have special needs and those who are gifted and talented.

Pastoral Care is a important facet of the College and is built around the following dimensions

  • A commitment to providing for the total well-being of all students.
  • Excelled interpersonal relationships among staff, students and parents.
  • Caring, compassionate teachers who take a real interest in the lives of their students.
  • Provision of a pastoral care program that helps students value themselves and develop personal well-being and resilience.
  • Provision of effective support structures, including a student counsellor, responsive to the needs and well-being of students.
  • Links within the wider community that offer the best possible support to students.
  • Provision of support to families who seek assistance in times of crisis and instability.