About St Agnes’ Parish Secondary Schools (SAPSS)
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"A complex of schools providing a first class Catholic education in a caring, disciplined environment"
St Joseph's Regional College, St Paul's High School, MacKillop Senior College and Newman Senior Technical College support the mission and vision of St Agnes' Parish by:
- Promoting an attitude of excellence among students and staff;
- Providing students with a Catholic education in a caring, supportive and disciplined environment;
- Maintaining the self esteem of all students by applying Christian values of love, kindness, and understanding in all we do;
- Working with students and colleagues to maintain a professional and cohesive team, accept responsibility for our personal and professional development and respect one another's dignity and self work at all times.
1969 - The first Year 7-10 school, St Joseph's Hastings/Regional was opened in Warlters Street, run by the Sisters of St Joseph.
1979 - St Joseph's Vocational College was started – offering an alternative Year 11 and 12 curriculum for students wishing to go from school to employment. It moved to its Hay Street site in 1980.
1988 - MacKillop Senior College opened offering a traditional HSC curriculum for students.
1993 - The Marian Hospitality Centre opened and the VOCOL Skills Centre Workshops upgraded in Acacia Avenue.
1994 - The second Year 7-10 school – St Paul's High School was opened in Ocean Drive.
1995 - St Paul's High School completed.
2003 - MacKillop Senior College MPC and extensions opened.
2006 - St Joseph's Vocational College becomes the Australian Technical College.
2007 - The Australian Technical College is re-built in Boundary Street.
2009 - The Australian Technical College becomes Newman Senior Technical College.
2009 - Stage 1 is added to St Joseph's Regional College.
2009 - Relocation of St Joseph's Regional College to College St, completing Stage 1-3.
2009 - Stage 4 is added to St Joseph's Regional College.
2010 - Stage 5 is added to St Joseph's Regional College.