Curriculum

Preamble

St Ursula’s offers a broad curriculum that caters for diverse learning pathways and abilities but encourages and enables all students to achieve well. NAPLAN results and Year 12 scores are consistently good and academic success is acknowledged with the awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze badges and prizes at Presentation Evening. ICT’s are embedded in the curriculum and students enjoy excellent access to technology. Some Senior Students participate in the Start University Now (SUN) program run by CQ University and undertake tertiary studies successfully. Learning outside the classroom includes tours, excursions, overseas cultural trips and community service.

Learning Today for Tomorrow’s World at St Ursula’s College!

Girls Learning in LibrarySt Ursula’s values holistic education. At this College, students are given enriching learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. Girls are encouraged to graduate as a life-long learner, knowing how to seek and discern future learning pathways, be employable, and have an awareness of global responsibilities. The classroom curriculum is designed to reflect the Mission and Values of the College and the Principles of Presentation Education as well as meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum and QCAA guidelines. As a Catholic College, pedagogical approaches centre on the dignity of each individual and provide a challenging, relevant and meaningful curriculum with current technology trends embedded in classroom experiences.

Diverse learning pathways and abilities are catered for and students are encouraged and enabled to achieve their best.

NAPLAN results and Year 12 scores are consistently strong and academic success is acknowledged with the awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze badges and prizes at Presentation Evening.

There is a high satisfaction rate between Tertiary Offers and student applications at the end of Year 12. Some Senior students participate in the Start University Now (SUN) program run by CQ University and undertake tertiary studies successfully before completing school.

Learning outside the classroom includes tours, excursions, overseas cultural trips and community service experiences.

At St Ursula’s College, students are taught by enthusiastic and professional staff who encourage, motivate and support girls to achieve their best.

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St Ursula’s College Registered Training Organisation (RTO Provider No: 30032)

St Ursula’s College, as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), has a complaints and appeals policy specific to its RTO operations.
A complaint can be made to the St Ursula’s College RTO regarding the conduct of:

  • St Ursula’s College RTO, its trainers, assessors or other St Ursula’s College RTO staff
  • students of the RTO
  • any third parties providing services on behalf of the St Ursula’s College RTO (if relevant).

Complaints may be made to any member of staff.
An appeal can be made to the St Ursula’s College RTO to request a review of a decision, including assessment decisions.
Appeals should be made to the trainer/assessor in the first instance, but can also be made to Heads of Department or the RTO Manager.
St Ursula’s College RTO will ensure that the principles of natural justice and procedural fairness are adopted at every stage of the complaints and appeals process.

  • Any staff member can receive a complaint or appeal.  Where possible, complaints are resolved immediately.
  • All complaints and appeals are heard and resolved within 60 calendar days of receipt.
  • If the St Ursula’s College RTO considers that more than 60 calendar days are required to process and finalise the complaint or appeal, the complainant or appellant will be informed of the reasons for the extended timeframe in writing and will be regularly updated on the progress of the matter.
  • St Ursula’s College RTO will maintain a secure Complaints and Appeals Register, documenting all complaints and appeals received, as well as actions taken and decisions made.
  • St Ursula’s College RTO will undertake a continuous improvement process that includes reviewing both the details in the Complaints and Appeals Register, and the complaints and appeals policy and procedures, and taking appropriate corrective action to eliminate or mitigate the likelihood of the same problems occurring again.

Complaints or appeals may also be directed to the Principal as CEO of the College RTO via [email protected]