We are a school for unique young women of character, ready to make their mark on the world.
We foster each student’s individuality to help them discover their potential, develop their abilities and achieve their dreams.
At St Catherine’s, we help every student find her own great.
Founded in 1856, St Catherine’s is Australia’s oldest Anglican girls’ school.
With 167 years of experience in educating young women, we offer a rigorous academic program and one of the broadest curriculum choices available.
We welcome students from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarders joining us from Year 7.
Girls’ schools offer unparalleled opportunities for students to find their own voices, thrive in STEM and sports, develop self-confidence and grow as leaders.
Attending a girls’ school allowed St Catherine’s students to achieve:
St Catherine’s is a proud member of the International Coalition of Girls’ Schools.
The Coalition is the leading international advocate for girls’ schools and strives to create a global network focused on educating and empowering girls.
With unrivalled STEM, sporting, music and performing arts facilities, life at St Catherine’s is about learning, designing, creating and innovating.
We encourage our students to explore new ideas and challenge themselves to build tenacity and a resilient mindset.
And we value what is important: developing a good character and an open mind, living and growing as part of a community.
Our students leave us as young women of character and intellect, ready to make their unique contributions to the world.
St Catherine’s is an academically non-selective school that achieves incredible results.
In 2023, we ranked 21st in the state in the Higher School Certificate (HSC), with 49.6% of students receiving an ATAR above 90.
In 2022, we ranked 13th in the state, with a median ATAR of 91.50.
Junior school is a time of wonder and exploration, of discovering new things and developing friendships.
We build strong foundations in literacy and numeracy to ensure students have every opportunity to thrive academically and personally in the future.
Senior school builds further academic and personal strength.
We provide strong support and tailored guidance for every student in their pursuit of individual excellence and academic success.
Boarding at St Catherine’s is a unique way to experience life at school.
Our modern, comfortable and newly-renovated boarding house caters for 66 boarders.
Our dedicated boarding staff live on-site, providing a strong sense of community while allowing girls to develop independence.