St James College (Victoria)

St James College is a Catholic boys' school for years 7–10, located in East Bentleigh, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The school has around 470 students, and is administered by the De La Salle Brothers, a teaching order of Christian Brothers. The school's principal as of 2019 is Stephen Pooley.

St James College
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Location
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Coordinates37°55′36″S 145°4′16″E / 37.92667°S 145.07111°E / -37.92667; 145.07111Coordinates: 37°55′36″S 145°4′16″E / 37.92667°S 145.07111°E / -37.92667; 145.07111
Information
TypeIndependent, all-male, secondary
MottoUnity in Christ
Established1970
HeadmasterStephen Pooley
GradesYears 7 – 10
Enrolment< 470
Colour(s)Maroon, yellow
AffiliationsRoman Catholic, De La Salle Brothers
WebsiteSt James College, East Bentleigh

At the beginning of 2021, St James College will amalgamate with St Bede's College, adopting both the name and uniform of the Mentone school. St James College, following the beginning of 2021, will be renamed to St Bede's College, East Bentleigh and operate as a campus of St Bede's College.

HistoryEdit

St James College was opened in the 1970s. Some of its students, including Corey Lyons and Ljubo Milicevic, went on to play in Australian sports.[1][2]

College PrincipalsEdit

Principal Years & Duration
Br. Virgil Kennedy 1970–1974; 5 years
Br. Kevin Moloney 1975–1976; 2 years
Br. John Corkeron 1977–1984; 8 years
Br. Joseph Gabel 1985–1986; 2 years
Br. Michael McCabe 1987–1988; 2 years
Br. Raymond Khan 1989–1990; 2 years
Br. James Taylor 1991–1996; 6 years
Br. Alphonso Zoanetti 1997–2000; 4 years
Br. Phillip Sheridan 2001–2011; 11 years
Stephen Pooley 2012–

College Deputy PrincipalsEdit

Deputy Principal Years & Duration
Br. Anthony Varcoe 1971–1973; 3 years
Br. Kevin Moloney 1974; 1 year
Bernard Maher 1975–1979; 5 years
Ray Ives 1980–1987; 8 years
John Finn 1991–1993; 3 years
Adrian Fuller 1994–2000; 2 years
Stephen Pooley 2001–2011; 11 years
Patrick Janes 2012–

AlumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.delasalle.org.au/blog/afl-star-and-st-james--college-alumni-liam-sumner
  2. ^ https://www.cem.edu.au/News-Events/December-2016/Corey-Lyons%E2%80%99-VCE-and-AFL-draft-success.aspx
  3. ^ About Nick. nickstaikos.com.au. Retrieved 27 August 2015
  4. ^ "Cr Steve Staikos elected Kingston Mayor". City of Kingston. 16 November 2017.

https://www.stbedes.catholic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Letter-to-St-Bedes-Community.pdf

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