Everyone needs a dream, a vision to inspire them. Don Bosco had a dream when he was very young - a dream that told him to change the way that young people were treated. This dream led him to be a priest and carry out his vocation. He dedicated his life to young people, many of whom were homeless and destitute.
He saw their value and worked tirelessly to help them reach their full potential - through education. He founded the Salesian order and today the Salesian family continue this great work all over the world and here at Thornleigh Salesian College..
Following the example of St John Bosco the purpose of our school is to respond to the needs of each individual child; touching the heart and developing the whole personality by fostering qualities of mind, body and spirit, feeling and imagination in a supportive Catholic community.
We aim to help students to: Develop lively, enquiring and creative minds, and the skills and abilities necessary to reach the highest personal and academic achievements. Develop personal spiritual lives, an awareness of God, and a deepening understanding and appreciation of their religious faith. Develop self esteem and to understand and live moral lives based on the Gospel...