Despite Parramatta Marist nearing its bicentenary as a Catholic school in 2020, it remains at the forefront of educational change and innovation ensuring each student ‘goes forth with strength’.
The school aims to develop a positive school culture that emphasises respect, trust and responsibility.
Students are expected to have a mindset that they can learn and will learn. In 2008, the school adopted the student centred approach of Project-based Learning (PBL) across all subjects in Years 7 – 10 and is a member of the US-based New Tech PBL School Network.
Subsequently, the school introduced Problem-based Learning into Year 11 using an approach developed at Republic Polytechnic, Singapore.