Acknowledgement of Country – We would like to acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional lands of the Aboriginal people and their many custodians. We pay our respects to both present and past elders and the continuing custodians of these lands. May we listen with great care to the heartbeat of Aboriginal lands and to its people who have cared for it so well and for so long.
Welcome to St Patrick’s Parish School. I trust your association with our school will be rewarding, fulfilling and enjoyable for your child and your family.
We aim to create a caring environment where each person is valued and experiences a sense of belonging. Faith in God is nurtured through prayer, liturgical celebrations and our Religious education program, all being an integral part of school life.
Our core task is education. Our staff devote their classroom time to the tasks of teaching and learning. Assessment and reporting are ongoing features of our curriculum.
We recognise that each child is unique and has a right to develop his/her individual talents, especially in developing meaningful relationships with God and with fellow human beings. St Patrick’s is a Catholic school where parents and teachers strive together to reach the full potential of each child spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally and physically.
Our school needs the support of all parents. Each has his or her unique contribution to make: some special quality that can help build a community that really cares for children. We hope that you will experience a sense of warmth and welcome and that there will be a rich sharing of ideas, talents and enthusiasm as together we go about our work of helping our children to learn and grow.
The following pages contain some information that I hope may assist you to settle into our school. Should you have any queries or wish to discuss matters concerning your child’s education, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s classroom teacher or myself personally.
I look forward to the partnership we are going to share, of giving your child the best education possible. Take the learning journey with us.