Vision Statement

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is a professional learning community that promotes high levels of achievement in a collaborative, nurturing, Christ-centred environment.

Our Mission

Inspired by Mary MacKillop’s example St Joseph’s aims to provide a quality Catholic education that prepares each student for the future through care and high-quality teaching based on our values of excellence, respect, justice, service and compassion.

At St Joseph’s we are therefore committed to:

Catholic Ethos

A Catholic School community that:

  • Plans and provides a high-quality contemporary education for each member of our learning community.
  • Encourages each student to shape and enrich our changing world by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Gives each student the opportunity to celebrate his or her success and talents.

Quality Education

A Catholic School community that:

  • Encourages every student to develop and grow, academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
  • Promotes learning that is dynamic, lifelong and meaningful.
  • Provides opportunities for learners to explore, reflect, revise and apply.
  • Is committed to collaborative learning which strengthens student’s ability to cooperate with others, think critically and develop resilience.
  • Encourages ongoing professional learning for all.
  • Recognises that a learning environment should be supportive, stimulating, flexible and affirming

Stewardship / Sustainability

A Catholic school community that:

  • Promotes quality and effective leadership.
  • Develops harmonious and professional relationships.
  • Engages in effective planning for short and long-term goals.
  • Manages resources responsibly and effectively.
  • Demonstrates outreach and participates in the activities of the wider community.

Respects God’s creation and is committed to ecological education and practices.