St Aloysius' College

at , Sydney, 2061 Australia

St Aloysius' College is an independent, Catholic, day school for boys in Milsons Point, a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.Founded in 1879 by Fr Joseph Dalton SJ at St Kilda House, Woolloomooloo, St Aloysius' is conducted by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) as part of a worldwide network of schools and universities which Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Order, begun in Messina, Sicily in 1548. The College has an academically selective enrolment policy and catered to approximately 1,174 students from Years 3 to 12 (8 to 18 years).St Aloysius' is affiliated with the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA), the Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA), and is the oldest of the six schools which make up the Combined Associated Schools (CAS).HistoryFoundationFollowing the 1877 closure of Lyndhurst College, a Catholic school for boys in Glebe, there was no Catholic college for boys in the area. Roger Bede Vaughan, the second Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, was petitioned by the community to set up a school; Fr Joseph Dalton was sent to Sydney by the Superior, Fr Cahill in answer to a request from Vaughan.


St Aloysius' College

Sydney , NSW 2061
Australia
Contact Phone
P: 8827465876
Website
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