St Mary’s School has been named in honour of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Mary was chosen because of her faith, unique life and strength of character. St Mary’s School strives to deepen the understanding of living out each student’s vocation. As Mary’s life unfolded through the challenges that she faced, we too encourage students to embrace life’s challenges with the same strength of character Mary displayed.
St Mary’s School exists to introduce children to the life of Jesus Christ through a balance of:
St Mary’s School promotes a shared commitment between students, families, staff, church and society to provide a safe, happy and inclusive environment.
St Mary’s School serves the wider community in furthering the Church’s mission. This mission centres around a joyful embracing of gospel values in our sphere of influence.
St Mary’s provides a place of educational excellence in the life long search for wisdom. A passion for teaching and learning nurtures the uniqueness in everyone. The releasing of Spirit brings forth future leaders.
St Mary’s is defined by the following qualities:
The culture of the school elicits a positive spirit that encourages shared leadership.
We aim to rise above, by developing education which can transform lives and communities. Inspired by our faith in Christ and together with our families, church and community, we aim for each person to reach his/her full potential in body, mind, heart and spirit.
Everyone in our school community deserves to be cared for unconditionally and valued equally as a unique creation, made in the image and likeness of Christ. In our learning, in our work, in our relationships and the ways in which we organise our community, we:
We believe in: