St Philip’s College aims for a high standard of academic achievement and strives for a high Year 12 pass rate. While recognising that each student must accept the ultimate responsibility for academic performance, the College offers a great deal of academic support for all students who require it.

• Academic stimulation is provided for all students of varying levels enrolled at the College.

• Starting at Year 7, students are encouraged to develop effective research skills.

• Today’s need for everyone to be keyboard and computer literate is recognised. Valuable computer skills
teaching starts in Year 7.

• Problem identification, hypothesis, solution, design, modeling, analysis and conclusion are part of
technological education which begins in Year 7.

• Young people are trained to be flexible.

For more detailed information about our curriculum please visit the Middle School and Senior School curriculum pages.

St Philip's offers an Extra Curriculum Program for all students. There are a variety of activities on offer, with many being held after school or during breaks. 

Information about the activities for 2023 are available through Operoo for parents.

St Philip's offers a Homework Centre and Individual Subject help sessions for all students. 

The Homework Centre is located in the library and is staffed Monday to Thursday from 3:15pm to 4:30pm and Friday 3:15pm to 4:00pm in a supervisory capacity. The library is then supervised by library staff until 5:00pm Monday to Thursday.

Individual subject help sessions are also available on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday afternoons in English, Mathematics and Science. They take place from 3:15pm to 4:30pm in various rooms outlined here.