Welcome to St Francis Xavier’s College Hamilton

St. Francis Xavier's College is a comprehensive, co-educational senior high school serving the people of greater Newcastle. The motto 'Christ My Light' animates the life of the College. We are committed to providing a curriculum that caters for the diversity of student needs, one that is Catholic and imbued with gospel values. Such a curriculum is holistic (mind, body, spirit), challenging, appropriate and is concerned with excellence and a keen sense of personal and social responsibility.

As part of the Catholic School System we receive our mandate from the Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle and within that the College is administered according to Diocesan Education Policy and shaped by the Marist Tradition of Education.

School starts at 9am and finishes at 3.10pm

Year 11 commence Friday 29 January

Year 12 return Tuesday 2 February


  • MacKillop Day

    MacKillop Day IMAGE

    On the 31st July MacKillop students celebrated the life and work of House Patron Mary MacKillop by participating in the …

  • Yr 11 Leadership Workshop

    Yr 11 Leadership Workshop IMAGE

    Over 70 Year 11 students participated in the Leadership Workshop on Fri 19th June.  The students worked through a series…

  • Champagnat Day

    Champagnat Day IMAGE

    Students celebrated Champagnat Day in style of on Friday the 12th June by taking part in the Champ Glam challenge.  Cham…