Our College

Excellence in Girls Education

Excellence in Girls Education
Since 1965

  • Our Mission
  • Our Vision
  • Our Values

Our Mission

We are a Spirited Learning Community

We are based on the Gospel, enlivened by the Spirit, open to life, change and challenge. We value consultative, cooperative processes. We prepare students to take an active role in the community. We are enthusiastic, hopeful, empowering and committed to justice.

Our Vision

We are committed to holistic education

St Clare’s College is an inclusive and welcoming community. We attempt to be a true reflection of the teachings of Jesus as espoused in the gospels. The College, therefore, attempts to provide a caring and just environment for staff, students and their families.

Our Values

We are inclusive and welcoming

The College is a Spirited Learning Community, open to life, challenge and change. It promotes high achievement and values the uniqueness of each individual. St Clare’s acknowledges and celebrates its achievements as a community. It is committed to building the collective capacity of the community to shape its future direction.

Our Education

St Clare’s College caters for the learning needs of a wide range of students. Students are encouraged to become active learners and to take increasing responsibility for their own learning.

The formal curriculum is complemented by a diverse range of opportunities which allow students to experience learning in a variety of settings through excursions, guest speakers, use of ICT, participating in competitions and research opportunities.

Our Education

Our People

Brad Cooney


Our Principal

College Executive

Brad Cooney –  Principal; Dearne Marrapodi –  Assistant Principal Learning and Teaching; Nicola Edghill – Assistant Principal; Operations and School Development; Monica Bailey – Assistant Principal Pastoral Care and Wellbeing and Julie Fitzgerald – Business Manager.

College Board

St Clare’s College Board provides the opportunity for members of the school, and the wider Archdiocesan community, to support the mission of Catholic education at St Clare’s College. Working with the Chaplain, Principal and staff, Board members provide leadership to the school community.

Our People

Our History

Catholic Girls’ High School Griffith (as St Clare’s College was originally known) was blessed by His Grace, Archbishop O’Brien on Sunday 30 May 1965 at 2.30pm and was officially opened by Senator Gorton, the Minister-in-Charge of Commonwealth Activities in Research and Education.

Our History

Our Policies

The St Clare’s College school policies focus on creating a positive, safe and supportive learning environment. The policies are important because they help establish rules, procedures and create standards of quality for learning and safety, as well as expectations and accountability.

Our Policies