Why Shellharbour?

Choosing the right school for your child is all about finding the right ingredients that will help your child to thrive.

Families of the Illawarra deserve the advantages of a large city school without sacrificing their authentic community values. We’re not your average school – we’re a hive of learning, faith and community, the perfect recipe to help your child flourish.

Endless learning opportunities – choice and flexibility

At Shellharbour Anglican College, we’re all about offering an abundance of choice. From a wide range of academic programs to co-curricular activities to suit even the most discerning tastes – music, sports, community service and even the internationally recognised Duke of Edinburgh Award. It’s a treasure trove of options, ensuring your child’s learning adventure is well-rounded and exciting.

Authentic education – we equip for life, not just exams

Our secret? An authentic education that goes beyond the classroom. We seek to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in life, not just exams. We aim to nurture problem-solvers, change-makers and individuals who make their own mark on the world.

A foundation in faith – hope, joy and purpose

Faith is at the heart of what we do. It’s the glue that binds our community together. Our values promote the Christian faith and we’re proud to be a place where every family, regardless of their religious background, can find purpose, joy and hope. Our Christian values empower students to make a difference in their community and beyond.

Pastoral care – not just a buzz word

Pastoral care isn’t a buzz word at Shellharbour Anglican College, it’s what we do. Every child is unique, and at our College difference and diversity are celebrated and embraced. Our strong focus on pastoral care and wellbeing means that your child is not just another face in the crowd – they’re a cherished member of our learning community.

Preparation for the future – Pursue Tomorrow

The world is constantly changing and we’re preparing our students to be future problem-solvers and agents of change. At Shellharbour Anglican College, we believe in empowering your child to thrive in a dynamic world – to be bold and curious. We’re not just giving your child wings, we’re showing them how to soar.

Great facilities – inspiring curiosity

Set on a spacious green campus on the NSW southern coast, the natural landscape of our school is awe-inspiring. Add to the mix, well-equipped and modern classrooms plus outstanding sporting facilities and we have a colourful canvas to inspire the minds of our learners. We believe in providing the best environment for learning and growth.

Safety and trust – our caring community

Ours is a community built on safety and trust. Families have faith in our staff and our unwavering commitment to student wellbeing. You can rest easy knowing that your child is in good hands.