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News & Events

Independent and self-disciplined

April 28th, 2022

While self-sufficiency has served her well, Sarah recommends taking advantage of the support and guidance of teachers, which is readily available at Mater Christi.

Sarah is an independent learner who prefers to approach tasks by herself.

A perfect combination

April 7th, 2022

For Sylvia, Mater Christi offered the perfect combination of an inclusive and beautiful learning environment, supportive teachers and varied subject choices.

Sylvia is known for her optimism and creativity.  She is capable of overcoming challenges and uses her creative side to calm and centre herself.

The importance of wellbeing

April 7th, 2022

Throughout her high school journey Melissa discovered that by simply looking after our own wellbeing, everything else tends to fall into place.

Focusing on her personal wellbeing and seeking support when she needed it, has been the key to a successful secondary school journey for Melissa.

Family Trivia Evening

April 7th, 2022

Our annual, student led, Trivia Evening will be held on Friday 20 May, in support of Caritas Australia's Project Compassion.

This is one of our favourite fundraising events of the year, drawing our Mater Christi Community together in a shared vision for a more just world and the dignity of all people.

Equestrian at Mater

April 7th, 2022

The Mater Christi College Equestrian team has been running since 2001, and provides the opportunity for the Mater Christi students who have their own horses to train together a couple of times a year, and represent the College in inter-school equestrian events throughout the year.

Principal’s Desk – 7 April 2022

April 7th, 2022

What an eventful term we have had!  After two years of anything but “normal” I feel that for many of our students, particularly those from Years 7, 8 and 9, this term has been as close to normal as we have been able to get.

Mater Moments – Sara Mugridge

March 31st, 2022

Affectionately referred to as 'Muggers' by her students, Sara Mugridge is known for her caring, dedicated approach to each and every student's journey. She takes great joy in seeing the sense of pride in students as they realise their own potential and the wonderful opportunities that can arise from the VCAL and VET programs.

A perfect combination for success

The supportive learning environment at Mater Christi, as well as the benefits of the VCAL program, combined to create a recipe for success for Jess.

A confident, positive and friendly person, Jessica chose Mater Christi mainly because it offered the learning support she needed.

The power of a Personal Project

College Co-Captain Jasmine has received considerable praise for her first published research paper, regarding fauna survey work she conducted in Sassafras Creek.

Jasmine initially conducted the research and wrote the article as part of her Year 10 Personal Project at Mater Christi.

The Conflict in Ukraine – a SchoolTV Special Report

Around the world, people are saddened and devastated by the events unfolding in Ukraine. Both adults and young people alike are feeling the stresses of war from afar as they experience fear, frustration and helplessness. The 24 hour news cycle has shown us upsetting images raising many questions, especially for our young people, about what is happening.