The teaching at St Saviour’s College is underpinned by the Mercy tradition of Excellence, Compassion, Hospitality and Justice. There is a clear focus on the individual outcomes each student is striving for and how together with teaching staff, this is achievable. The staff continually reviews their teaching practices and renews their knowledge on what educational innovations would work with the students in their classes. Through this the staff model lifelong learning and the motto ”Integrity is our Strength”. The students are encouraged to question, seek answers and lead the way to change.
Girls at St Saviour’s College are encouraged to follow their chosen pathway and to participate in subjects that will help them achieve their end goal. This goal might be the Queensland Certificate of Education or the Queensland Certificate of Individual Education.
The girls study the following core subjects:
- English OR English Communication
- Mathematics A OR Mathematics B OR Prevocational Mathematics
- Study of Religion OR Religion & Ethics
The elective subjects on offer are:
- Mathematics C
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
- Information Technology Systems (ITS)
- Ancient History
- Social and Community Studies
- Human Movement
- Physical Education
- Creative Arts
- Visual Art
- Visual Art Studies
- Drama Studies
- Music Extension
- Business Communication and Technologies (BCT)
- Business Studies
- Legal Studies
- Food & Textile Technologies
A number of courses are offered through the Head Start program on offer at the University of Southern Queensland. Students who undertake a Head Start course or who have secured a schoolbased Traineeship/Apprenticeship will have their study load adjusted to accommodate these courses.