MacKillop Catholic College is a coeducational Year 7 to Year 12 secondary College situated in Palmerston, NT. The College was opened in 2012. MacKillop offers a leading standard of education; guiding young men and women to have a strong community focus and a determination to make a difference in their life and the lives of others.
Meeting the educational aspirations and diverse needs of all students is important to the College. MacKillop Catholic College is founded on values that emulate the life of Saint Mary MacKillop. Here students are encouraged to become the person God created them to be through living the values of Courage, Respect, Integrity, Inclusivity and Compassion. Each student has a valued and rightful place at the College, and they remind us that diversity is a gift to be celebrated.
The College prides itself on strong links between home and school, high quality staff, and a permeating sense of College pride. MacKillop excels in the arts, particularly through its music programme, and in dance and drama, as is most evidently demonstrated in the success of its musical productions. The College has also consistently triumphed in the sporting arena, particularly in Netball and Rugby.
With the latest facilities and technology, flexible modes of teaching & learning extend the boundaries of the conventional classroom. The College Vision Statement encourages and celebrates the involvement of the wider community. Christ's teachings permeate all aspects of life at MacKillop Catholic College, and we believe in giving our students experiences of success in all areas of education.
"If we love one another, Christ lives in us." (1 John 4:12)