Listening Hearts

We have empathy for each person’s circumstances, hopes and dreams, and listen with our hearts to students, families and staff.

Principals Welcome

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to St Mary’s College Broome, where we are blessed to be living and learning on this beautiful Yawuru country. As the K-12 College Principal of this wonderful Catholic educational college, I am proud to lead a team of dedicated and passionate educators and support staff who are committed to providing our students with a quality catholic education and a nurturing environment.

Our college is a place where students are encouraged to discover their gifts and talents, and to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in life. We believe in fostering a culture of academic excellence and providing our students with the support and resources they need to achieve their goals and pathways in our K-12 setting. We have high expectations for our students and encourage them to strive for excellence in all aspects of their lives. We provide a supportive and challenging learning environment that inspires our students to reach their full potential and become leaders in our community and beyond.

At St Mary’s College, we uphold our faith values of courage, love, empathy, acceptance and resilience with a listening heart. We believe in creating a safe and welcoming environment where every student is valued, respected, and where diversity is celebrated, and students are supported to shine bright and flourish.

Located in the heart of Broome, our college is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Kimberley region. We are committed to providing our students with a culturally rich and engaging learning experience that is grounded in the local culture and heritage and are grateful to have students from all over the Kimberley and world as part of our St Mary’s community.

We encourage all of our students, in partnership with our families and community to embrace the opportunities on offer at our college. With our college expectations of being kind, being respectful and being responsible, along with seeking excellence in everything you do we are a college that lives thei value, mission and motto daily.

Thank you for choosing St Mary’s College Broome as your educational partner. We look forward to working with you to achieve your academic and personal goals.

Coby Rhatigan

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live, the Yawuru people and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.​

School News

So many great things happen at St Mary’s College and we want you to share our stories. Find out about our successes, experiences and special events. We have an exceptional College that supports the educational, pastoral and spiritual needs of our students in a safe and supported learning environment focused on being respectful, being responsible, being kind and being your best!Stay up-to-date with the happenings of St Mary’s College.
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