Pathways to Secondary Schools

Students from St Johns will be accepted to Cardijn College  for their secondary education although families need to be aware that enrolment forms and interviews are still necessary and these commence from Year 6 for the Year 8 Cardijn intake.  (Please note that the cut-off date for Year 8 applications to Cardijn occurs in November of the year your child is in Year 6).

Cardijn is committed to providing a high-quality high school education which embraces the full human growth and development of its students. The school commits itself to establishing academic excellence in all endeavours and the staff endeavours not only to bring out the best in the students, but inspire them to bring out the best in themselves.  

Further information regarding enrolment at Cardijn College is available by contacting the Registrar, Mrs Michelle Gaffney on 8392 9449 or

All Year 11 and 12 students have the option of attending Marcellin Technical College which provides the opportunity to kick start their career while completing a nationally recognised, industry relevant SACE and an Australian school-based apprenticeship or traineeship.  They offer training and qualifications in the following areas:

  • Animal studies
  • Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Furniture Making
  • Cabinet Making
  • Electrotechnology, Electrician
  • Engineering - Fabrication Trade
  • Engineering - Mechanical Trade
  • Wine Industry Operations

Both of these colleges provide excellent educational facilities and services within the Catholic tradition.

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