Loreto College, Marryatville: A Century as the Vanguard of Women’s Education

Loreto College Marryatville was featured in the Education View, a leading education leadership magazine dedicated to showcasing educational novelties in the modern era.

Loreto College Marryatville, Adelaide’s premier Catholic girls’ boarding school, continues to set the standard for integrating academic excellence with emotional well-being. Since its establishment in 1905, the college has been dedicated to fostering strong, passionate, and confident students who excel not only in their studies but also in personal growth and resilience.

A Unique Educational Experience

Loreto College is renowned for its commitment to personal development through a balanced approach that combines rigorous academic programs with a strong emphasis on emotional and social wellbeing. From the Early Learning Centre (ELC) through Year 12, students thrive in an environment that promotes a love of learning and encourages them to achieve their personal best.

Core Values: Service and Social Justice

Being part of the global Loreto network, which includes over 150 schools worldwide, Loreto College Marryatville offers students numerous opportunities to expand their horizons and develop a global perspective. Central to the school’s ethos are the values of service and social justice, with students actively participating in community service and fundraising activities to support local charities.

Award-Winning Programs

The college’s Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD) Program has earned national recognition, winning an Excellence Award in the Australian Education Awards 2021 for the Best Student Wellbeing Program. This evidence-based framework supports the holistic development of girls, helping them grow into resilient and confident young women.

Loreto College’s commitment to innovation and sustainability was further acknowledged with the ‘Innovative School’ award in 2022, highlighting its environmental strategy and capital works projects. Additionally, the college’s strategic plan received an Excellence Award for Best School Strategic Plan.

A Leader in Education

Paul Foley, Leader of Humanities, was honored as the Department Head of the Year at the Australian Education Awards, underscoring his significant contributions to the field of education and history teaching. His leadership and dedication reflect the high standards of excellence upheld by the college.

Pioneering Digital Learning

Loreto College is the first school in Australia to introduce a Lumination Lab, providing students with cutting-edge virtual reality tools to enhance their understanding of complex concepts. This innovative facility, along with data-driven approaches to student support, ensures a tailored educational experience that meets the individual needs of each student.

A Supportive and Inclusive Community

Loreto College prides itself on fostering a culture of acceptance and inclusivity, welcoming diverse students, families, and staff members. The college offers a wide range of co-curricular activities, including sports, robotics, choir, and more, encouraging students to develop their talents and interests beyond the classroom.

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