OUR MISSION STATEMENT
TO PROVIDE EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
Through quality teaching and learning:
- By providing a safe and creative learning environment
- By challenging students to strive for academic excellence
- By being a place where faith and values are enriched and shared within the Catholic tradition
- By creating a valued partnership with staff, parents, parish and the wider community
OUR VISION STATEMENT
As a Catholic School, within the Parish community of the Wilcannia- Forbes Diocese, our keystone is the Gospel Values of Jesus who is our model. We are committed to the development of the whole person ensuring the integration of Faith, life, and culture.
The following values of Jesus, as presented in the Gospels, inform our Vision and Mission Statement at St Joseph’s School:
Love: Developing a love for self, growing in a personal commitment to God and true Christian relationships with others.
Peace: Developing a peaceful people, where children experience ways of solving conflicts and value working cooperatively with others. Community: Affirming the presence and worth of each one as uniquely gifted by the Spirit, so that everyone is
Community: Affirming the presence and worth of each one as uniquely gifted by the Spirit, so that everyone is recognised as having something special to bring to the lives of others in the building of God’s Kingdom.
Inclusiveness: As all are created in God’s image we are committed to including all people, without exception.
Joy: Students will find enjoyment and happiness at St Joseph’s and feel that their teachers and fellow students are genuinely interested in them, showing them that God is a kind, generous and loving Father.
Respect/Reverence/Dignity: Commitment to fostering mutual respect between parents, pupils, and staff.