Campuses & Facilities
Our College offers modern facilities in both campuses which are purpose built for learners. All classrooms have the latest wireless network infrastructure supported by Interactive Data Projectors geared towards student centred learning in the 21st Century.
Among these prized resources are a number of modern facilities that are improving the way our students learn and interact.
Visual Arts Centre
Creativity is one of the “intelligences” now formally recognised and acknowledged as a 21st Century learning skill. Our curriculum encourages students to explore many creative projects and tasks in a space which is purpose built. Designed to foster optimum creativity, this multi-function area allows students to work in a range of group settings for collaborative and individual learning.
Not just a place to read, the Resource Centre gives students opportunities to work collaboratively on projects, where they develop key competencies, such as problem solving, team building, communication skills and resource based learning. The College is actively involved in the Premier’s Reading Challenge. Visits by authors and illustrators also play an important role in the enjoyment of reading.
Information Technology Centre
We consider the Information Technology Centre as a Global Classroom – ‘a classroom without walls’ where students will explore, observe, construct, solve, share, discuss, hypothesise, predict and understand. We encourage the exploration of a wide range of resources, interactions and learning community collaborations. We are also pro-active in trialling new digital technologies as part of improving student learning outcomes.
Our newly built Resource Centre is home to a multi-functional, comfortable and modern space, designed to enhance the research and learning process. Built in 2011, this state-of-the-art facility boasts comfortable reading areas and purpose built spaces for small groups or individuals to conduct research, borrow resources and engage in private study. Network and wireless access allows students to use a variety of technological tools to research, create and produce.
Recently upgraded, our fully equipped Arts Centre boasts its very own dedicated exhibition gallery where students can showcase their work in annual exhibitions. All students have the capacity for creativity and The Arts curriculum forms part of our focus to provide a well–rounded education at St George College. Arts education enables students to develop critical and creative thinking skills and to learn new ways to solve problems and to express connection with the world. The Arts program not only focuses on academic success but more importantly on personal, social, emotional development which engages students more deeply with their world. Varied programs for students of all ages to access a wide range of arts practice and our Art areas are always a hub of activities. Students are regularly invited to exhibit their works at the annual SACE Art Show, special events including cultural festivals, university conferences, educational and corporate organisations as per special requests. St George College art students have been recipients of SACE Art Show Awards.
Sports and Performing Arts Centre
This multi-purpose space easily transforms from a sports gym to a fully functioning theatre, equipped with theatre lighting, state of the art sound system and seating for over 600 people. St George College has established a reputation for outstanding theatrical performances, all based on-site in the Performing Arts and Sports Centre. This versatile space allows for the teaching and learning of various aspects of the Dramatic Arts ranging from technical theatre, front of house and, of course, performance and stage craft. This Centre provides quality Sports features including:
- Basketball, netball and four badminton courts
- Four volleyball courts
- Tennis courts
- Futsal/indoor soccer pitch
- Gymnastics equipment
- Large foyer area
- Air conditioning and heating
- Spectator seating for 500+
Our dedicated Music Centre with purpose built practice and classroom spaces complements our rich and diverse music education curriculum which aims to promote and deepen student knowledge and appreciation of music in all cultures and to develop a sense of internationalism and global citizenship. Students can also use this dynamic facility for their extra-curricular instrumental lessons, in groups or individually. Music at St George College has a focus on performance. Students are encouraged to select an ensemble which is subject to entry requirements.
Hospitality Trade Training Centre
St George College under the auspice of TAFE SA, deliver accredited VET courses in the area of Food & Hospitality. All training is conducted in the College’s own state-of-the-art Trade Training Centre facility. As part of the training and learning, students also have the opportunity to cater for a number of community events. Students can undertake Vocational Education Courses in Certificate II Kitchen Operations and Certificate I Hospitality. These course areas are offered to any student who is serious about a career pathway in the Food and Hospitality Industry. Courses are delivered by fully trained teachers with industry experience giving students the advantage of the trainers’ expertise. Students are well prepared for future study in Certificate III courses and employment in a dynamic and fast-paced industry anywhere in the world.