Choosing a Catholic School

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As parents, you want the best for your children. It is because you wish them success in all of life's challenges that Catholic schools are the right choice. Catholic schools provide an education program based on religious beliefs and values, enabling your children to grow in their understanding of themselves, their relationship with God and their relationship with others.

Catholic schools promote the education of your children to their full potential; their teachers respect and encourage real learning experiences. Catholic schools endeavour to educate and support students who will;

  • value and live the teachings of Jesus
  • be committed to Social Justice, to be a voice for those who have no voice
  • have genuine care and respect for life, self, others and the environment
  • be a responsible, self directed, life-long learner who strives to be the very best person they can be
  • have hope for peace and justice in the world
  • be a caring family member who attends to the needs of the family, parish and wider community

Your children acquire knowledge and develop the skills necessary for success in higher educational pursuits and a wide range of careers. Catholic schools offer a community environment in which your children can discuss and live out the values upon which their education is based. They are encouraged to contribute to society and to assume leadership roles in shaping public attitudes and programs.

Catholic schools strive to help students develop an understanding of the world, their community and their role within it. Catholic schools are strongly committed to providing:

  • Strong links with parish and community
  • Quality teaching and learning in a faith-based environment
  • Academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development
  • A broad curriculum
  • Pastoral care
  • Welcoming and inclusive family-oriented environments
  • The development of life-long skills and a love of learning

In Catholic schools, young people learn to question, to establish confidence in their own good choices in life and to experience the sense of accomplishment stemming from individual achievement and responsibility. Whichever school you choose, you can be assured that your child will receive a strong academic education in a Christian environment structured to have a lasting value.