There are sixty subjects and programs on offer at Loyola.

The curriculum is based on the Ignatian Educational Principles as set out in the nine Characteristics of Jesuit Education. All courses offered by Loyola can be included in the programs that lead to the award of the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) such as:

  • traditional NSW Board of Studies (BOS) Courses
  • Vocational Education Training (VET) programs
  • HSC programs to combine BOS and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships
  • TAFE delivered VET courses
  • Australian Catholic University Links Courses
  • work and industry training programs
  • performing and creative arts courses
  • range of language other than English courses
  • acceleration programs in Legal Studies and Advanced English
  • Loyola University Hub Project
  • A Smarter Schools National Partnerships (SSNP) program encouraging greater participation of students in tertiary study
  • Saturday Morning Tutorial program
  • Year 11 attend the ‘Be Street Smart’ students driver education program
  • Australian Catholic University (ACU) Step up into Teaching course
  • Nicholas Owen SJ school retention program for at risk Year 12 students

In line with the Ignatian educational philosophy to strive for the ‘greater good’ and ‘educating the whole person’, Loyola Senior High School offers specialised learning programs for gifted and talented students including:

  • Australian Catholic University (ACU) Step Up Into Education program
  • Extension Level HSC Board of Studies Course
  • HSC Enrichment workshops
  • University Mentoring Programs
  • Enrichment Tutorials held on Saturday mornings