Girls continue their exploration of the world but also encounter choice and challenge.
Broad opportunities in experiential learning enable girls to test their limits and consolidate their strengths.
The Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award at Year 9 nurtures healthy, positive girls who engage actively with their local community and who know the importance of teamwork and resilience.
The Personal Project at Year 10 invites girls to integrate and showcase all the skills they have learnt throughout the MYP.
Being connected to one another, and to their teachers within the Village structure, enables our girls to find their place within a dynamic and nurturing school community.
They gain confidence in life-ready skills and begin to shape their learning pathway.
An integral part of your daughter’s journey at Santa Maria is engagement with the life of the Christian story. The lens we draw on to encounter the message and values of the Gospel is the charism of the Good Samaritan Sisters.
Prayer and Liturgy
In the Year 9-10 Village, prayer and liturgical experiences have an emphasis on love of neighbour, service, justice and peace. With their growing maturity girls are encouraged to be:
In Year 9, girls are excited to begin their Duke of Edinburgh experience. As part of the Bronze Award, girls are required to engage physically with the natural world, and complete a community service component. This is integrated into their Faith in Action program. Girls nominate their preferred activity eg.
In Year 10 concepts of faith and justice are broadened through engagement with two unique programs: