Our School

Vision Statement

Our school community, united and inspired by the Gospel Values, strives to provide the optimum learning environment in which students are empowered to reach their learning potential.

Our Mission is to bring our Vision to life by…

  • Celebrating our Faith through Liturgy, Prayer and the Traditions of the Church
  • Being a welcoming Catholic Community
  • Reaching out and responding in Christian service
  • Promoting academic achievement
  • Basing our Learning and Teaching on best practice
  • Providing a secure and affirming environment
  • Respecting each person’s uniqueness
  • Fostering the wellbeing of individuals
  • Encouraging responsible decision making
  • Developing the ability to think clearly, independently and imaginatively
  • Developing adaptability to thrive in an ever-changing world
  • Building an awareness of the world, each person’s place in it and the need to be environmentally conscious
  • Providing opportunities for children to engage in a healthy active lifestyle
  • Nurturing creativity, appreciation, performance skills and confidence through the Arts

We are committed to:-

 

  • Elected Government
  • The rule of law
  • Equal rights for all before the law
  • Freedom of religion
  • Freedom of speech and association
  • The values of openness and tolerance

Personal Development

Preps in classAt Our Lady's we acknowledge that our responsibility is not only for the academic education of our students but to help them become mature, capable and well-rounded members of society.

At Our Lady's your child will:

  • Develop knowledge of the Catholic faith with Christian values emphasised and modelled.
  • Develop a sense of belonging within a community based upon trust and mutual respect.
  • Have their individual skills and talents nurtured.
  • Develop a strong appreciation of self.
  • Develop positive values toward authority, one another and the wider community.
  • Develop an appreciation of the environment.
  • Be challenged by professional, skilled and committed teachers.

Home/School Partnerships

Childen in class The best education your child can get requires cooperation and open communication between all parties involved - teachers, parents and the child.

Together, teachers and parents form the solid foundation upon which students can confidently learn, grow and develop.

Parent Involvement

At Our Lady's we greatly value the partnership with parents.  We have been blessed with a history of actively involved parent groups, so there are a number of ways you as parents can support your child's education.


Parents can be an active participant via the:

  • Parish School Board
  • Parents and Friends of Our Lady's (PFOL)
  • School Canteen
  • Works and maintenance days
  • Classroom programs, ClaSS sessions
  • School and Parish functions
  • Excursions
  • School Prayer Sessions
  • Sports Program
  • Parent Teacher Conversations