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Nagle College is one of the best Catholic colleges for girls Years 7-12 in Sydney.

Set in quiet, leafy grounds, our school shares a site with St Michael's Primary and St Michael's Church. Our College is a modern and well-equipped secondary school, with a reputation for excellence throughout the wider community.

The College motto, ‘In Deed Not Word’, encapsulates the particular aim of the school, which is to help our students become women who want to improve the world and who are prepared to work actively to achieve this goal.

A personalised Approach

We recognise that our students' learning needs require a personalised approach. Therefore our curriculum is well-balanced, diverse and flexible. It allows our students to proceed at their own pace, accelerate where appropriate, and choose courses that allow them to consolidate their knowledge and skills.

Academic pathway options

Nagle College recognises the importance of offering different pathways of study and a wide range of subjects, to cater for the academic and vocational needs of all our students. Years 11 and 12 are the final stages of high school, and our students are given the opportunity for greater specialisation and sophistication in their academic studies. These include Pathways, vocational education, acceleration, Open High School, traineeships, and work placement.

A tradition of academic excellence

Our College has a proud tradition of academic excellence and student achievement. Our awards system encourages our girls to strive for excellence and to bring a strong work ethic to all that they do.

Modern learning facilities

The learning environment at Nagle, is engaging and attractive. Our school boasts:

  • access to the latest learning technologies
  • brand new contemporary, flexible learning spaces
  • a well-resourced library
  • brand new two-storey building providing first class facilities for learning.
  • online learning resources accessible 24/7
  • a commercial kitchen
  • newly refurbished art rooms
  • a Dance/Drama studio
  • dedicated music rooms
  • fully-equipped science laboratories
  • an auditorium/gymnasium
  • a Chapel/liturgy space
  • basketball and netball courts
  • an oval
  • outdoor seating and learning spaces

A comprehensive curriculum

Nagle College offers a comprehensive curriculum that caters for a wide range of student interests and abilities. Our students have the opportunity to choose from a broad range of courses and subjects.

Stage 4 (Years 7 And 8) - Curriculum Pattern


  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Science
  • Technology & Applied Studies
  • Visual Arts


  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics (including an Accelerated Stream)
  • Music
  • Science
  • Technology & Applied Studies
  • Visual Arts

In addition, students have the opportunity to study their choice of French or Japanese.


Stage 5 (Years 9 And 10) - Curriculum Pattern


  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics (with an Accelerated Stream)
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History


  • Agricultural Technology
  • Commerce
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Information and Software Technology
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies
  • Photographic and Digital Media
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts

**From year to year, additional electives may be offered depending on demand and staffing.


Stage 6 (Years 11 and 12) - Curriculum Pattern

  • Agriculture
  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Catholic Studies
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Design and Technology
  • Economics
  • Engineering Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood
  • English (all levels up to and including Extension 2)
  • Food Technology
  • French Beginners
  • French Continuers
  • Geography
  • Information Processes and Technology
  • Japanese Beginners
  • Japanese Continuers
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics (all levels up to and including Extension 2)
  • Modern History
  • Music I
  • Music II
  • Physics
  • Society and Culture
  • Studies of Religion I
  • Studies of Religion II
  • Textiles and Design
  • VET Business
  • VET Hospitality
  • Visual Arts

**From year to year, additional subjects may be offered depending on demand and staffing.

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