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Delany College is an independent Roman Catholic comprehensive co-educational secondary day school, located in Granville, a western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; in the tradition of the Patrician Brothers. Founded in 1942 as the Patrician Brothers' High School, the College is administratively overseen by the Catholic Education Office of the Diocese of Parramatta.

Delany College
Delany College is located in Sydney
Delany College
Delany College

Coordinates33°50′01″S 151°00′05″E / 33.8335°S 151.0014°E / -33.8335; 151.0014Coordinates: 33°50′01″S 151°00′05″E / 33.8335°S 151.0014°E / -33.8335; 151.0014
Former names
  • Patrician Brothers' High School
  • Patrician Brothers, Granville
TypeIndependent comprehensive co-educational secondary day school
MottoLove, Serve, Hope
(St Paul to the Romans 12:9-13)[2]
Religious affiliation(s)Patrician Brothers
DenominationRoman Catholic
  • 1942; 77 years ago (1942)
    (as Patrician Brothers' High School)
  • 1997; 22 years ago (1997)
    (as Delany College)
OversightCatholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta
PrincipalRobert Muscat
Staff51 (full-time)[1]
Enrolment554 (2006[1])
Colour(s)Navy blue, green, red and white                 
Feeder schools
  • Holy Trinity Primary, Granville
  • Holy Family Primary, Granville East
  • St Patrick's Primary, Guildford
  • St Margaret Mary's Primary, Merrylands

Delany College has enrolment of approximately 550 students from Year 7 to Year 12. Students are drawn from a number of local catholic schools including Holy Trinity Primary, Granville; Holy Family Primary, Granville East; St Patrick's Primary, Guildford and St Margaret Mary's Primary, Merrylands.[1]



Delany College was established in 1942 as Patrician Brothers' High School, a Catholic, all-boys school catering for students in Years 7 to 10.

Patrician Brothers' High School became a Years 7 to 12, co-educational college in 1997, reformed by Quentin Evans, in order to meet the changing needs of the local community. The school was later renamed "Delany College" after the Patrician Brothers' founder, Bishop Daniel Delany.[1] In 1996 Evans founded the Catholic Terra Sancta College.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta: 2006 Annual School Report" (PDF). Delany College. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-30. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
  2. ^ "Delany College, Granville". Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
  3. ^ Pearce, Suzannah, ed. (2006-11-17). "FARMER (Pat) Patrick Francis, Hon.". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd.
  4. ^ Pearce, Suzannah, ed. (2006-11-17). "YEADON (Kim) Kimberley Maxwell, Hon.". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd.

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