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Our Guiding Foundations

COMPASSION AND JUSTICE building

  • A vibrant and inclusive community where all are valued and experience belonging and acceptance
  • Strong partnerships with families, the local church, church agencies and the wider community
  • Hope for the future through Pastoral Care programs that develop the whole person as well as their compassion for others
  • A community that challenges students while recognising and celebrating their talents and successes

QUALITY LEARNING AND TEACHING promoting

  • Purpose-filled, life-long learning using the Diocesan Learning and Teaching Framework
  • Sound knowledge of learners and setting high expectations for student success
  • Engaging learning and teaching strategies to meet the diverse learning needs of all students
  • A broad curriculum including Languages and the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Specialist programs to support and enrich student learning and well-being eg Reading Recovery, School Wide Positive behaviours for Learning, Social Skills programs K-6
  • A continuous process of School Review and Improvement

A QUALITY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT providing

  • Oppurtunities for parents as partners in student learning
  • New and upgraded facilities to meet a range of student needs
  • Flexible and dynamic learning spaces to interest and challenge all students especially those with diverse learning needs
  • New and innovative technologies supporting 21st Century learning
  • Strategic and meaningful links within the Parish and School Community
  • A safe and secure environment for the physical needs of students, staff and parents

A GOOD SAMARITAN FOCUS celebrating

  • The school's evangelizing mission within the Wollongong Catholic Parishes and the wider church community
  • Integration of Catholic faith, prayer and tradition into daily life
  • Meaningful learning using the Diocesan Religious Education Curriculum
  • The dignity of all in a welcoming and caring community
  • Commitment to service and stewardship
  • Outreach to all, especially the marginalised in Wollongong City