Welcome from the Principal

It is my pleasure to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to all members of our community. Here at Thomas Carr College, we are dedicated to fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment where every individual has the opportunity to shine.

As a proud Catholic school in the Western suburbs we stand as a beacon of academic pursuit, spiritual growth and personal development. We embrace diversity and celebrate the richness of the cultures, beliefs and backgrounds that make up our community. It is this diversity that enriches our collective experience, broadens our perspectives and strengthens our bonds.

At Thomas Carr College, we believe that education is not merely about imparting knowledge, but about empowering young minds to become compassionate, resilient, and confident individuals who can make a positive impact on the world. Our dedicated team of enthusiastic staff is committed to providing a holistic learning experience that nurtures intellectual curiosity, encourages critical thinking and promotes lifelong learning.

Our motto, ‘They will shine‘, encapsulates our belief in the unlimited potential and unique talents of every student who walks through our doors. We strive to create an environment where students can explore their passions, develop their strengths and unlock their full potential. Through our learning and teaching programs, co-curricular activities and personalised support systems, we aim to equip our students with the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world.

As a Catholic school, we are deeply committed to nurturing the spiritual development of our students. Guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ and the values of love, compassion and justice, we encourage our students to embrace these principles in their daily lives. Through prayer, reflection, and engagement with the broader community, we aim to instill in our students a sense of social responsibility and a commitment to making a difference in the world.

I invite you to explore our website and discover the many facets of Thomas Carr College. Learn about our academic programs, our commitment to pastoral care and the vibrant extracurricular activities that enrich the student experience. You will also find information about our partnerships with families and the broader community, which play a vital role in supporting our students’ growth and success.

Whether you are a prospective student, a parent, an alumnus, or a community member, we welcome you to be part of our Thomas Carr College family. Together, let us create an environment where every individual can shine, where potential is nurtured, where dreams are turned into reality and where compassionate and empowered young women and men are ready to make their mark on the world.

Rose Connolly