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Avila College

OUR COLLEGE

AVILA College enjoys a sound reputation as a provider of quality education for young women in an engaging Christian environment where each person is respected and valued as an individual. In the footsteps of our patron, Saint Teresa of Avila, our students go into the world as true daughters of the Church and find their niche in a diverse range of careers and vocations in all corners of the globe.
Avila is renowned for its commitment to developing articulate and assertive young women capable of achieving their goals.

Through its visionary and holistic approach to education, the Avila College provides students with a diverse range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities to challenge and prepare them as engaged young women and decision-makers of the 21st century. Avila College takes an innovative approach which takes many forms from access to leading-edge technology to opportunities to be involved in social justice action groups.

OUR VALUES

As a Catholic school, Avila College is responsible for nurturing Christian values within its students. Christianity is the very foundation upon which we are built and aspire to each day.

Avila College core values - respect, honesty, support, forgiveness, trust and justice - are part of the everyday fabric of Avila.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

FOSTERING qualities of leadership and encouraging students to take up the challenge of additional responsibilities is an important part of life at Avila College. Our inspiring range of leadership opportunities provides students with invaluable experiences and helps them become strong, articulate and confident young women.

CURRICULUM

AVILA College provides a comprehensive and balanced curriculum, which aims to:
- foster a climate where learning is valued
- develop critical thinking;
- encourage imaginative and creative talents
- promote life long learning skills
- enable students to become active and
responsible members of society.

Three languages (French, Italian & Indonesian) are offered at Avila College. From Year 9, a broad range of electives provides choice. In senior years, VCE, VCAL & VET programs are available.
Learning support and enrichment opportunities are also offered at all year levels.

TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY is integral to learning at Avila College with a 1:1 Apple laptop program. The program helps empower students to become digitally literate, flexible and socially aware of their future and equips them with skills so they can contribute responsibly as members of a global community. Student ownership of their laptops facilitates holistic, integrated and personalised learning, anytime, anywhere. Avila students use their computers to create, collaborate and communicate with teachers, classmates, peers and experts around the world.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ENRICHMENT

AVILA College offers an exciting co-curricular program for students to pursue specific interests and/or explore new horizons. The program enables students to develop life-long skills and leadership qualities, as well as connect with other students and contribute towards the overall College life and wider communities. The choices range from social justice, reconciliation and conservation groups, to Japanese animation to music ensembles, book club, public speaking and debating, and immersion trips to the Santa Teresa community in Central Australia and overseas.

Avila College

35 Charles Street
Mount Waverley, VIC 3149
Phone: 03 9831 9600
Email:
registrar@avilacollege.vic.edu.au

Website:
www.avila.vic.edu.au

  

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Key Details:

  • Type: Catholic
  • Level: Secondary
  • Gender: Girls
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Announcements


SCHOOL AT WORK mornings.

An open invitation to come along to our School at Work mornings. The mornings commence at 9am and feature a presentation by our Principal, Ms Louise Gunther, and student-led tours of the campus. For further information, please contact the College Registrar, Mrs Maria Nankervis on 9831 9600. The sessions commence at 9am. Please allow time for parking.

 

 

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