Brian Hanley OAM
Teaching Level: Secondary
St Monica’s College Epping, is a regional Catholic secondary school, drawing most of its students from primary schools in the northern suburbs. Originally established for girls in 1964, the College became co-educational in 1978. The campuses, one for Years 7-9 and one for Years 10-12 are close together. The College also owns a 20-acre country property, Ostia, in Strath Creek. A vast range of VCE studies, VET and VCAL subjects are offered at Years 11-12.The College is a leader in the provision of Information Technology, with up to date resources and equipment. There is an active Educational Support Faculty catering for students with a variety of special needs, including enhancement studies for highly able students (HORIZONS Accelerated Learning Program). True to the Catholic mission of the College, students participate in community service and social justice projects. The sport program at St Monica’s College is very comprehensive with an excellent coverage of all major sports. The College prides itself on the specialist programs including basketball, hockey, football, swimming, tennis and foremost the Soccer Excellence Program (a first in Victoria).