Saint Ignatius College Geelong
Saint Ignatius College is a Catholic community that is learning-centred and supportive in the Ignatian tradition.
The College is committed to the education of the whole person and the development of young adults of competence, conscience and compassion who will be of service in the community.
We strive to recognise God’s presence in all things, to celebrate the pursuit of personal excellence and to live with hope and respect for all creation.
Ignatius in his writings calls us to strive for the 'Magis' - 'the more'. The more is a key to making choices among competing values. The entire life of Ignatius Loyola was a search for the Magis – that is, the more universal good, the more effective means, the more generous service of others, and the ever greater glory of God. Magis energises us for action.
Provide opportunities for students, staff, parents and alumni to experience a sense of belonging to a faith-filled Christian community and to commit themselves to being of service to others
Respect the role of parents as the primary educators of their children
Be enthusiastic in imparting knowledge of Catholic faith and traditions, enabling students to accept truth freely and develop a Christian moral conscience
Promote growth and improvement in learning and living for the greater glory of God in the Ignatian way
Support students in striving for their personal best - the Magis - in all their endeavours.
Saint Ignatius College Geelong supports and promotes the principles and practice of Australian democracy.
The College abides by the The Education and Training Reform Act 2006, and deliver our programs and teaching in a manner that supports and promotes the principals and practice of Australian democracy.
Click here to read our School Governance Standards and view the Values for Australian Schooling.
Click here for the current list of Members of the Canonical Administrators 2020.
The Canonical Administrators (Parish Priests of the Member Parishes) and the Australian Jesuits established a relationship between Saint Ignatius College Geelong and Xavier College on behalf of the Australian Jesuit Province in November 2006 making Saint Ignatius College Geelong a “Jesuit Partner School.”
As a Jesuit Partner School, Saint Ignatius College aims to focus and foster its Catholic identity and strengthen its educational mission and sees that adopting Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy will provide a means to achieving this goal. While the partnership does not disturb the governance arrangements of each school, collaboration is expected on ethos and curriculum development.
The Association of the Canonical Administrators 2020 - Current members PDF
To strengthen the partnership, the Canonical Administrators welcome representation on the Saint Ignatius College Geelong Board from the Australian Jesuits and Xavier College.
The Association of Canonical Administrators will appoint a Chairperson. Salaried Officers of the College, ex-officio members and co-opted members shall not be eligible for the office of Chairperson.
Other members, nominated by the Board for specific purposes, and approved by the Canonical Administrators.
The Ex-officio members are:
The President (and one other member) of the Association of Canonical Administrators
The Principal, who shall be the Executive Officer of the Board
A nominee of the Xavier College Board
A nominee of the Jesuit Congregation
The Chairperson of the College Parents’ Association
The Deputy Principal of the College
The College Business Manager
The Executive of the Board
The Board Executive shall consist of:
The Principal (Executive Officer)
One Ordinary Member, elected from Board members
The President (or his nominee) of the Canonical Administrators
The Board Coordinator
Our college is committed to sharing information with parents and the broader community about our school programs, activities, plans and achievements.
This information is made available in a variety of ways, including our weekly newsletter, College annual magazine “Magis”, reports to Board and Parents and Friends’ Association, Parent Information Evenings, Student Reports, Parent-Teacher-Student meetings, College website and College assemblies.
Federal and State Governments now require all Catholic schools to report on school performance information to parents. Accordingly, our Annual Report covers the specific areas of school life that we must report to the community. As such, this Annual Report provides only part of the total picture of achievement by individuals and groups within our college community.
Saint Ignatius College Geelong remains committed to fulfilling both our Vision and Mission Statements and to an attitude of continuous improvement.
Our Annual Report covers:
Key Student Outcomes
The College welcomes feedback from our parents, students and staff at any time. Comments in response to this report are similarly invited.
You can download a copy of the 2018 Annual Report by clicking the link below:
2018 Annual Report to the School Community
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