Star of the Sea School, Merrimac the Gold Coast’s newest catholic primary school has joined a community of 146 Brisbane Catholic Education Schools as it officially opened in 2022.
The new Star of the Sea School has opened with an initial intake of students from Prep to Year 3. An extra year level will be added each year until 2026. The School is a master-planned to accommodate approximately 550 students.
The Latin translation of Star of the Sea is Stella Maris – the name adopted by the Broadbeach Catholic Church.
The new Star of the Sea will be the fourth Catholic school in the Surfers Paradise parish, which provides pastoral support to each school.
The school is ideally located on 3.032 hectares, which includes a Catholic Early EdCare kindergarten and Outside School Hours Care service from 2022.