Newsletters

Our latest newsletter is available here. You can also read and download past newsletters.

Volunteering

We believe that the Catholic Education our schools offer your child is profoundly strengthened by the collaborative relationship between home, school and parish. Catholic schools would not exist without the outstanding dedication and contribution of parents. ‘Getting involved’ can mean Read More …

What happens when things go wrong?

Concerns & Complaints We take concerns and complaints seriously and try to resolve them in the most appropriate, efficient and confidential manner possible according to the principles of procedural fairness. We encourage any person with a concern or complaint to Read More …

Curriculum

St Mary’s, like all schools throughout NSW, follows the same Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum, with our Catholic values underpinning everything that we do. With a focus on the development of the whole person, courses offered at St Mary’s cover Read More …

Religious Education

Religious Education is at the heart of Catholic education. It informs all aspects of school life and contributes to the mission of the Catholic Church in announcing the good news of Jesus Christ. All students participate in the religious life Read More …

Aboriginal Education

At St Mary’s, staff are committed to weaving an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective into the school’s learning and teaching programs. We have an Aboriginal Education Committee and a dedicated Aboriginal Education Worker (AEW) at the school who regularly Read More …

Positive Education and Character Strengths

Here at St Mary’s, we believe in Wellbeing for Learning and view wellbeing as being at the heart of education. As such, we embrace an approach to learning that is built on the principles of Positive Education which is itself Read More …

Learning Technologies

Innovative Learning – Skills for the 21st Century At St Mary’s we encourage innovative and varied means of learning to enrich the curriculum and bring students face to face with real-life learning experiences. Learning technologies are integrated throughout the school’s Read More …

Sport

Sport comes under the umbrella of the Key Learning Area of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE). Through positive engagement in PDHPE students develop self-management, interpersonal and movement skills to help them become empowered, self-confident and socially responsible citizens. Read More …