College Life


Stars by the Sea | Ensemble Showcase


Back by popular demand, it's time to mark your calendars for the most anticipated event of the year – STARS BY THE SEA 2024! Join us on for a night filled with joy, creativity, and entertainment.

  • Date: Thursday, 6 June 2024
  • Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM, Show starts at 6:30 PM
  • Location: SGN Hall

Be dazzled as the students of St Mary Star of the Sea College showcase their incredible skills in Dance, Drama and Music. With over 180 students participating in 20 mesmerizing ensembles, we warmly welcome you to join us in celebrating the transformative power of the arts, where collaboration and creativity takes centre stage.

Just like before, this event is our gift to the community. Admission is absolutely free! Bring along your friends, family, and neighbours to experience a night that promises to be nothing short of magical.

Save the date STARS BY THE SEA 2024. We can't wait to welcome you for an evening of delight and wonder.

Don't miss out – see you there!

Japanese Cultural Experience

Experience the World from Your Home!

Japanese Cultural Experience

Dear Parents and Carers

Since 2013, St Mary's has cherished a special bond with our sister school, Keika Girls' High School in Japan. Now, it's that time of the year again – we're thrilled to announce the arrival of our 11-day Educational and Cultural Enrichment Tour of the Illawarra!

As part of this immersive experience, we're seeking enthusiastic families to become Billeting Hosts. By opening your hearts and homes to a delightful Japanese student, you'll embark on a journey of cultural exchange and friendship that lasts a lifetime.

Dates: Monday, 22 July to Friday, 2 August.

Ready to be part of this enriching experience? Express your interest by completing the form via this LINK before Tuesday, 10 June 2024. We'll equip you with all the information and support you need for a seamless and rewarding hosting experience.

Kind regards

Catherine Jeffcoate

Director of Development

Year 10 Parent Cocktail Evening - "We're Half Way there"

Join us for an evening of reflection and anticipation as we commemorate the past three years of growth, learning, and achievements, while also looking ahead to the promising future that awaits our students in the next three years.

  • Date: Thursday, 20 June
  • Time: 6pm to 8pm
  • Venue: PLC – St Mary Star of the Star

It is also an opportunity to hear insights and perspectives from our College Principal, Tony Fitzgerald and Therese Creswick, Assistant Principal of Students.

The evening promises to be a delightful mix of friendship, celebration, and meaningful conversations. We warmly encourage you to attend and connect as we come together to mark this pivotal moment in our daughter’s life.

Kindly RSVP via the attached link by 6 June. Year 10 Cocktail

Year 10 Cocktail

Parent Community Dinner - Southern Illawarra Region

Community Dinner - Cancelled

College Fundraising Events

St Mary's fundraising events are organised and run by the St Mary's Development Office with the support of dedicated and enthusiastic event committees. St Mary Star of the Sea relies on the generosity and initiative of our community of supporters to provide contemporary, innovative education programs. 

For more information on any of our events. If you'd like to learn more about the Development Office and our vibrant fundraising community, get in touch. Email Catherine Jeffcoate, Director of Development, at or call 4253 5234