Category Archives: Boarding

Boarding News


Dear Parents It’s a been a busy time in boarding, in particular for our Year 12s (and their parents) in the last few weeks as they attended a number of special farewell and graduation events . The final boater throw, house breakfasts, Graduation Mass and Dinner and Presentation Night all highlighted the community’s best wishes… Read More »

Boarding News


Dear Boarding Parents It always amazes me how quickly a term begins and ends. The last 10 weeks have been a whirlwind of activity for our boarding community with many of the girls (and staff) certainly looking forward to a well earned holiday. The winter sport season ended with a fabulous grand final win for… Read More »

Boarding News


Homesickness affects students in different ways and often at different times. Sometimes it’s fleeting, other times it can hang around for a while. Everyone experiences it at one point or another and it is completely normal. There is much available for our girls to ensure that this stage of their boarding experience is managed sensitively and appropriately … Read More »

Boarding News


Boarders being involved in extra-curricular and recreation activities, including sport, is highly encouraged in our Boarding community. Research shows that students who commit to involving themselves in a range of diverse experiences, are generally healthier, happier and more connected to their school…. Read More »

Boarding News


From the Head of Boarding Goodness, where has the year gone? As the boarding houses are buzzing with the excitement of packing rooms (not so much excitement about cleaning them!)  and girls are preparing to return home to families, the end of another year is upon us. I’d like to take the opportunity to express… Read More »

Boarding News


From the Boarding House It’s been a busy term so far in our boarding community. We held our Night of Stars Dinner – “the last supper” of sorts for our Year 12 boarders. The girls all enjoyed the evening and each other’s company amidst a somewhat emotional farewell. It was wonderful to see a number… Read More »

Boarding News


There has been much happening in the boarding community this term. From the Invite a Teacher to Dinner Night which is always very popular to the Year 12 Boarders Farewell Breakfast which signals the round of farewells for the graduating class, and much in between, the girls have been busy across all facets of school… Read More »

Boarding News


Term 3 commenced beautifully with the girls returning refreshed and enthusiastic. This enthusiasm has been evident already with regards our weekend activity programme with girls signing up for events such as rock climbing and the always popular socials hosted by Perth   boarding schools on a rotation basis. Four new arrivals joined us at the start… Read More »

Boarding News


Research has long supported the positive benefits of intergenerational relationships. With this in mind, we have established a programme of visits to the elderly residents of Villa Maria three afternoons a week. Read more about the work the girls are doing in our Boarding Report…. Read More »

From Boarding


“I would just like to say thank you for the rec today, it was so good, it has been one of my favourites since becoming a boarder. I would just like to say my favourite part was the basketball. Thanks so much for the great opportunity”
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