St Mary's College is a Catholic School situated in Broome that provides education from Kindergarten to Year 12 for parents who desire a Catholic education for their children. The College caters for the diverse educational, spiritual and cultural needs of its students by promoting self esteem and initiative. It offers them skills to take their place confidently in society while living according to Christian values.
Central to the College's identity is the community of parents, staff and students who are involved in processes related to the learning processes and future directions of the College.
Representational of Broome's unique history the College affirms its own multi-cultural identity and the cultural story of every student and family.
VALUES AND BELIEFS
The College, which exists under the mandate of the Catholic Education Commission of WA, places great emphasis on clear, open lines of communication. The vitality and leadership of its staff is nurtured through spiritual and professional development.
The College promotes celebrations, which highlight its values and beliefs. This combined with an acceptance of change allows the College to maintain an adaptable curriculum. Students and the general College community are encouraged to challenge aspects of the prevailing culture that may diminish the self worth of individuals and their families.
St Mary's College aims to:
- Work with the students and their families to create deeper links between their cultural heritage and history, and the Christian story with the developing Catholic Tradition.
- Foster within the school community a culture which reflects the spirituality which is alive in the surrounding Broome environment.
- Promote an understanding and respect for other religions, traditions and their spirituality.