St Francis Xavier College
(abbreviated SFX) is a coeducational
, systemic Catholic high school
, Australian Capital Territory
The college caters for years 7 to 12 from the Belconnen
areas and is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra
and Goulburn Catholic Education System.
The School is named after Saint Francis Xavier
, who was a Jesuit
Missionary who spread the Christian message in India
and parts of Japan
It is located on the eastern border of the suburb of Florey
. The school was founded in 1976, originally just as a high school (serving years 7-10), and officially opened by Archbishop Cahill
on 24 September 1977. In 2001, the College graduated its first year 12 students. The college is one of the four Catholic Archdiocesan secondary schools in the Australian Capital Territory
. It is located on a large side block, across the road from Saint John The Apostle Primary School
, and bounded by Barnard Circuit and Kingsford Smith drive.
Middle school (years 7 and 8) are placed in a vigorous mathematics, science and humanities program with the choice of taking various elective subjects including languages, drama, visual arts, technology and design and hospitality.
In years 9 and 10 students are to continue a similar pattern of liberal arts education with compulsory religious education. Students choose which Social Science subject they... Read More