International Education

Australia

Education

 

Gleeson College


40-60 Surrey Farm Drive

Golden Grove sA 5125

Tel: 08 8282 6600

Fax: 08 8282 6699

Email: info@gleeson. catholic.edu.au

Website: www.gleeson. sa.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Catholic

Level: Secondary

Gender: Coed

Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Special Needs: Also caters to Learning Difficulties

Scholarships: Yes

Learning Extension: Yes

International Students: YesSporting Academy: YesPerforming Arts Academy: YesTrade School: Yes

Indigenous Education: Yes

LEARNING - COMMUNITY - MISSION

Gleeson College offers a flexible broad range of curriculum at all levels complemented by a wide range of cross campus choices in senior years. There are also advanced and accelerated learning opportunities for gifted students including the Ex-L Program. Our most gifted students have achieved TERs in the top 1% of the state. Over 75% of students undertake further education at University or TAFE. 75% of our students accepted into tertiary study were offered their most preferred course.

World Football & Netball Specialist Programs

Our FFSA World Football and Netball SA Specialist Programs were formed to allow students with a passion for the games of World Football and Netball to train and develop under the skilled guidance of elite coaches. Our World Football program is fully accredited by the Football Federation of South Australia (FFSA) while our Netball program is fully accredited by Netball SA. The program aims to provide students the opportunity to develop their sporting potential towards the 'elite' level while maintaining their performance in academic studies.

Student Pastoral Care

We offer Personal Development Youth Ministry peer Mediation social Justice and Religious Education Programs which embrace personal responsibility and Gleeson's motto 'With One Heart'.

Vocational Learning Pathways

Gleeson College is committed to providing future pathways for all students. We have a highly successful Vocational Learning Program providing school-based Traineeships and Certificate Diplomas in over 35 industry areas.

Diverse Extra-Curricular Program

Gleeson offers opportunities in performing arts athletics swimming team sports dance music robotics and HPV (Pedal Prix). A strong presence in SSSSA Knockout sport has seen our College win a number of State and National Titles in both world Football (Soccer) indoor Soccer and Netball.

Our Ecological Footprint

Gleeson College golden Grove recognises the ever-increasing importance of improving its ecological footprint. As a community in conjunction with local businesses an Urban Forest Development was implemented in 2008. Students have since planted over 500 trees which will offset the College’s carbon dioxide emissions recover landscape and nurture biodiversity. Around the College we have also had over 800 native plants planted by State Flora. Gleeson has also adopted various other water and electricity initiatives including recycling boxes in classrooms and the option of electronic issues of the College newsletter as the school works toward being carbon neutral.

Announcements:

2013 PRINCIPAL'S TOURS

Friday 17 May 2013:

9. 30am - 10. 30am

Tuesday 21 May 2013:

7. 00pm - 8. 00pm

Tuesday 27 August 2013:

7. 00pm - 8. 00pm

Tuesday 17 September 2013:

7. 00pm - 8. 00pm

You are invited to join us to discover what Gleeson College can offer your child in their academic personal and spiritual development.

Our Principal mr Phil Lewis will host an informative presentation including a guided tour of our College facilities and leading edge St James Science Building.   Refreshments will be provided and children are always welcome to attend with their parent and/or caregiver.

PLACES ARE LIMITED FOR EACH SESSION - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL!!

Reserve a place for your family today by emailing our Marketing & Community Relations Coordinator Rebecca Sinclair  at   rebecca. sinclair@gleeson. catholic.edu.au

Alternatively call us today on 8282 6600 for a prospectus or download a copy at the link above or via our website www.gleeson. sa.edu.au

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