At St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, through collaborative teaching and planning, our staff and students are encouraged to:
We strive to provide our students with a learning environment that is challenging and stimulating. Pedagogy is reflective of current educational research and students are encouraged to develop their own learning future through the lens of our ideal model - Jesus Christ.
The staff of St Mary’s School believe that learning programs should be as flexible and practical as possible. The many resources available to us in our local area, assist the teaching at St Mary’s School. Teachers are encouraged to make full use of these to enhance the application of learning into life contexts.
In order to meet the needs of the adults of the future, today’s curriculum must not only be outcomes focused but it must also:
The primary purpose of education is to prepare students as lifelong learners and ensure that they develop the necessary skills so they can participate as productive and successful citizens. We strive to do this at St Mary’s.
The learning programs at St Mary’s are flexible and practical and are guided by the Australian Curriculum.
The common curriculum includes:
The extended curriculum includes: