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Introducing St Leo’s Catholic College, Wahroonga
St Leo’s Catholic College is a comprehensive, coeducational secondary College located in the heart of Wahroonga. Our mission is to develop confident, competent, Catholic young men and women of conscience. Our aim is to help students discover and develop their talents so that they can shape and perhaps change the world into a better place. Catholic values are at the very heart of St Leo’s philosophy, providing a strong spiritual, academic and cultural framework which promotes the College’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Justice, Hope and Dignity.
Learning at St Leo’s is engaging, challenging and enjoyable. The College has developed a culture where diversity, equality and inclusion are encouraged. A holistic approach to your child’s education is paramount so they can develop spiritually, academically, physically, culturally, socially and emotionally. St Leo’s strives to assist each student to achieve his or her own personal best. The staff strive to understand the nature of every student so that are able to assist them to succeed in all aspects of their education.
The College has established itself as a highly successful school which provides education across multiple pathways and across a wide range of curriculum, sporting, social justice and cultural areas. The College embraces a diversity of student capabilities, catering for the most able students and supporting those students across the spectrum of learning needs so that all students across all grades and abilities have an equal opportunity to achieve their own personal best.
The College provides a safe, positive and supportive environment reflecting the values of the College and its Catholic ethos. We have clear expectations in regards to behaviour, whilst maintaining wide ranging systems, structures and programs to promote self-esteem and resilience. The College strong pastoral philosophy is designed foster student personal growth in a nurturing environment.
As a non-selective award winning school, St Leo’s delivers strong academic results across the curriculum and its HSC students names regularly appear in the Premier’s All-Round Achievers List. Most pleasingly, more than 70 percent of students are offered a place at university each year (compared to a State average of 30 percent).
When students graduate from St Leo’s, they are equipped with social confidence, compassion and a balanced view of life, ready to make a positive difference to the world.