For Students

Students at St Gertrude’s have the opportunity to engage in a large number of additional activities including:

  • Buddy program
  • Mini Vinnies
  • School parish Masses
  • Student Leadership Program
  • Student Representative Council
  • Specialist Sporting programs
  • Inter-School Cluster Sports
  • CasPa
  • Public Speaking
  • Premier's Reading Challenge
  • Choir
  • Specialist Art and Music programs.


The school library operates Oliver, a web-based library management system that allows 24/7 access to a wide variety of resources. Teachers and students can login to check on their loans and search on a wide variety of books and digital resources.

Class Names

Upon enrolment at St Gertrude's each child is placed into one of four classes, which are named in honour of our link to the Josephite sisters:

  • Fitzroy: Where Mary MacKillop was born and grew up
  • MacKillop: Named after St Mary of the Cross MacKillop
  • Penola: The place where Mary MacKillop opened her first school
  • Tenison: Fr Tenison Woods was a great supporter of Mary.