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Who are we?

Ave Maria College has been providing Catholic secondary education for young women for nearly fifty years. Founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, our College draws on the rich Franciscan tradition of spirituality to live out our founding cha

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Why Choose a Catholic School?

"Catholic educators have known for some time that the values system imbued by Catholic schools, helps foster confident, happy children. We knew the value of holistic education-with faith and children at the heart of all that we do-and the value pare

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How do we live out our faith?

Ave Maria College is an active participant in the mission of the Catholic church to proclaim the Kingdom of God. The College endeavours to live out the teachings and values of Jesus Christ. We are a community based on love, justice, compassion and i

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What curriculum is offered?

The College offers a broad core curriculum at Years 7 to 9 Year 10 students construct a program from a combination of core subjects, electives and a Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) subject and a Vocational Education and Training (VET)

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What is the enrolment process for entry at Year 7?

When should we apply? Applications can be made to the College at anytime The most appropriate time to apply is when your daughter is in Grade 5 Applications close on Friday,17 August 2018 for entry in Year 7 in 2020. Applications received after

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What are the costs?

Tuition Fee (Refer Family Finance Information Booklet for more information) Enrolment Application Fee (including GST): $110.00. Payable when the application form is lodged and non-refundable. Enrolment Fee: $210.00. Payable upon acceptance of a

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As noted in the Uniform Policy the College expects students to maintain a high standard of personal appearance. For full details please refer to our Uniform Regulations and Uniform Policy.

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What are the travel options?

Ave Maria College is located conveniently close to bus, train and tram The areas with easy access to the College covered by public transport are: Airport West, Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Craigieburn, East Keilor, Essendon, Footscray, Greenvale,

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How does transition work?

We take care to ensure that transition from primary school to secondary school is as smooth as possible. We are very aware how daunting, yet exciting the move to secondary school can be. Once your daughter's enrolment is confirmed we contact her pr

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Standard Collection Notice

This notice relates to matters specified in National Privacy Principles 1.3 under the Privacy Act, 2001. The School (the Diocese both independently and through its Schools) collects personal information, including sensitive information about pupil

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