Newman College

Newman College

Churchlands WA

Newman College is a private Catholic school educating in the Marist tradition. The College exists to provide a co-educational learning centre for Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 students. We strive to animate our delivery of learning, teaching, and wellbeing, as innovative and creative; underpinned by contemporary and relevant teaching practices. Our Vision for Learning ‘Shine through Discovery’ — Let your light shine (Matthew 5:16) inspires our faith and learning community to Challenge, Collaborate, Create and Celebrate who we are and what we seek to achieve. 

Why choose Newman College? 

At Newman College, we promote and embrace a holistic education that encompasses academic studies, culture, service, the arts, sport, and spiritual development. Each of these pursuits is individually important however collectively they have the power to develop your child’s spirit and strength of character: his/her heart and soul. We are one of 53 Marist Schools across Australia that celebrate our Marist heritage. Joining a network that expands through 83 countries around the world, we are part of a global community that provides support and opportunity to our students and teachers. 

Newman College boasts world-class facilities to support and enhance the lives of our students. With a continued focus on capital development and infrastructure to ensure that our teaching and learning practices are supported by modern classroom settings, Newman College has placed significant investment in several transformative and award winning upgrades across our college in recent years.  

Students thrive in the award-winning landscape of the state-of-the-art St John Henry Newman Learning Hub. The Hub is an expansive and modern learning environment that consists of classrooms, flexible furnishings, student break-outs, a Library, Diversity, and Pathway’s offices as well as a student-operated Café. This space also hosts our popular ‘Homework Club’ where students can come to study, collaborate with their classmates, and complete their work under the guidance of peer mentors and teaching staff. 

Artistic talents are cultivated and celebrated in our impressive 560 seat Marist Auditorium offering students access to a best-in-class facility for a range of performing arts. This facility also provides the College with the capacity to host both our annual school productions, fortnightly assemblies as well as parent engagement seminars and information evenings. 

Our grounds and sporting facilities are the envy of schools throughout the State. Our heated Olympic size swimming pool is accessible throughout the year and plays host to school activities as well as major swim meets. Our lush playing fields and amply gymnasium host activities throughout the year. Uniquely, Newman College provides access to 8 community sports clubs that are based at the College. This includes AFL, Cricket, Swimming, Water Polo, Hockey, Basketball, Netball (senior), and Netball (junior). 

Situated less than 10km from the heart of Perth City, Newman College is ideally located and equipped to offer an outstanding education for children. 

Get in touch

Be sure to visit our website for more information on what our college can offer your child. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Newman College.

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1914
Up to Year 6: 714
In high school: 1200
In Year 12: 200

Gender in depth

Female: 50%

Male: 50%

Other Requirements

Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

Math classes: vertical, streamed and mixed
English classes: vertical, streamed and mixed
LOTE taught:
Italian, Japanese

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (10)


Activities (251)


Extra-curricular (22)


Music (56)


Sports (23)

Support Staff

Support Staff (76)

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School Details









Principal: Mr Andrew Watson


216 Empire Avenue Churchlands Western Australia 6018

49 Peebles Rd Floreat Western Australia 6014

Tel: (08) 9204 9444

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