Perth Private SchoolsÂ introduces Mercedes College in Perth City, for all your education and learning needs.
Mercedes College is a Year 7-12 Catholic College for young women with a rich, proud heritage and an excellent academic record. It is has the distinction of being the oldest girls’ school in Australia on the original site of foundation. Located in the heart of the Perth CBD and its beautiful heritage precinct, it has a mix of historic buildings and modern new facilities, offering a unique and quality education for young women.
At the heart of the College community is a commitment to nurturing faith and building relationships. Each member of the community is called to walk in the footsteps of Christ and in doing so honour the heritage of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy who, led by Ursula Frayne, laid the foundation for the College in 1846.
Mercedes College caters for young women from a wide variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. It provides an extensive range of excellent academic, cultural and sporting opportunities, balanced by a focus on spirituality and education in the Catholic faith. A dedicated staff encourage students to become creative and confident future leaders through a tradition of academic rigour while nurturing a strong sense of social responsibility.
As a Mercy school, we are guided by our College values and strive each day to live Catherine McAuley’s own words:
Perfection does not consist in doing extraordinary actions, but in performing extraordinarily well the ordinary actions of every day’.
Welcome to Mercedes College one of the popular educators in your Perth City area. Our aim is help you in your learning journey.
We endeavour to celebrate each other's uniqueness by providing opportunity for all and to develop a culture that identifies that the journey towards excellence is often paved with trial and error, risk taking, learning from mistakes, flexibility and adaptability. We believe that encouraging students to take ownership of the learning is critical in achieving the best learning outcomes and that implicit in this concept is that students learn their own areas of strength and areas of development, through useful and explicit feedback.