learning and teaching

Academic Standards

St Pius X College is a Catholic school for boys conducted in the Edmund Rice tradition that embraces a diversity of student abilities and talents. It promotes the pursuit of knowledge, a love of learning and a commitment to personal excellence.

The College is justifiably proud of its academic standards. Results in the National Assessment Program of Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) and Higher School Certificate are excellent and consistently well above the state average.

A variety of Academic Awards are offered to reward academic excellence and effort and encourage students to work to achieve their own personal best.

PLD Use in Junior School

The College has a successful Gifted and Talented program that is designed to extend and enrich the learning of our most able students.

Regular homework, revision and study is part of College policy. There is systematic advice for students on study habits, including study days and tutorials, in keeping with best practice in Boys’ Education.

St Pius X College regularly achieves HSC results of the highest level.

 

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The HSC High Achievers' Booklets provide more detail about student achievements.