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All Saints Catholic Primary School is a Reception to Year 6 co-educational Catholic school in the Noarlunga-Seaford parish. The enrolment for 2021 is 505 children and with the support and strong commitment of over 50 staff, the school delivers a curriculum permeated by principles which promote the understanding of each child’s strengths and capabilities.
The school enjoys vast grounds and quality facilities, which support the vision to deliver high quality and rich curriculum offerings underpinned by a proud Catholic culture and identity.
All Saints has a number of noteworthy specialty programs, which include the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation program, which includes working with gardens and chickens, as we engage children with learning using their natural environments. Parent participation and engagement is highly valued and the school enjoys respectful and productive partnerships.
Antonio Catholic School is a faith-centred community of learners in the Morphett Vale Catholic Parish committed to connected relationships with God, self and others. Learning is student-centred with a strong commitment to quality and self-management. Members of the school community are self-motivated, respectful and inclusive of others, and willingly meet the challenges of lifelong learning.
Our approach to teaching and learning is child-centred and inspired by our image of the capable, competent child who joins our community ready to continue their learning journey.
Our pedagogical principles are valued by staff, students and families and support our work to achieve thriving people, capable learners, leaders for the world God desires.
We value relationships
At Antonio we value building and maintaining constructive relationships that support learning and wellbeing.
We are active, skilled teachers and learners
At Antonio we respect and empower the role of educators and students to teach and learn as active participants.
We share high expectations
We have high expectation of ourselves, each other and our students at Antonio.
Blackfriars is an independent Catholic school under the governance of the Dominican friars, providing a well-rounded education that caters specifically to the needs of boys: academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. We develop young men who seek truth in life, walk with confidence and purpose and are inspired by the four pillars of Dominican life – Prayer, Study, Community and Service.
Blackfriars provides over 700 students from Reception to Year 12 with modern facilities, outstanding resources, world-class tuition and opportunities to explore and question, develop confidence in their abilities and identify and excel in their natural strengths.
The only school in Australia founded by the Dominican friars, Blackfriars remains faithful to the search for truth – veritas – as lived and taught by Dominicans across the world for the past 800 years. This search follows authentically in the footsteps and foundations described by St Dominic himself, and by the school’s patron, St Albert the Great.
Since its establishment in 1953, Blackfriars has provided an inclusive and progressive educational environment where boys have every opportunity to find their way in the world.
The philosophy of Blackfriars is to educate in the pursuit of truth through a life of contemplation and action. We are a Christ-centred Eucharistic community, and this is reflected in all facets of our learning and teaching including an active prayer life and a passion for ministry, justice, peace, equality, religious education and pastoral care.
Our Dominican tradition commands us to recognise and accept the difference in ability and gifts of each student and differentiate learning and teaching appropriately. We synthesise faith and reason, recognising the signs of the times, so as to inspire boys to become fully human and reach their potential as balanced, humble men, who have a deep love for the world in which they live.
Blackfriars is situated on 4.5 hectares of land in Prospect, 3 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide and adjacent to the parks and ovals of the city’s northern parklands.
Cardijn College is an R-12 co-educational Catholic school in the Marist tradition, deeply inspired by the method of College patron Joseph Cardijn with a foundation built on the three pillars of his teachings; to See, Judge and Act. Educating and inspiring students in the beautiful Southern Vales region of Adelaide since 1984, Cardijn has grown to encompass three schools, each with distinct offerings.
Cardijn College Galilee at Aldinga offers Reception to Year 7, expanding to include Year 8 in 2022 and Year 9 in 2023. Cardijn College at Noarlunga Downs offers Years 7-12 and is renowned for academic excellence and a vibrant extra-curricular program. Cardijn College Marcellin at Christie Downs provides a wide variety of vocational education and training opportunities for students in Years 10 – 12 and beyond, with relationships that extend well into their careers.
With a current enrolment of 1750 students and 240 staff, Cardijn College is an institution which strives to be a beacon of faith in the community, with students who have enormous influence and impact on both a local and global level.
Catherine McAuley is an R-7 Catholic Primary School in the Mercy tradition, offering evidence based, contemporary teaching and learning. Our learning priorities are Literacy, Numeracy, Digital Technologies and Wellbeing.
We provide specialist learning opportunities in ICT, Expressive Arts, Italian and Physical Education. We embrace the diverse, spiritual, social/emotional and intellectual learning potential of all of our students and work in partnership with our families to ensure all children are meeting their full potential as confident, capable learners.
The Mercy Charism underpins the life of our school and our Religious Education Programs promote social justice and responsible global citizenship. In partnership with the Defence Services Transition Aide (DSTA), we provide programs to support our Defence families. We also offer programs to support Indigenous students, students with learning disabilities, social/emotional needs and English as a Second Language.
We offer Playgroup as well as a variety of Early Learning Programs for Preschool children and provide quality Out of School Hours / Vacation Care.
Christ the King School is a Reception - Year 6 Catholic parish school, with a mid-year intake allowing us to cater for all ages. We are located in Warradale and offer pathways to Sacred Heart College and Cabra Dominican College.
The wellbeing, learning and faith development of each child is our central focus. We foster a culture of belonging and respect which enables our students to explore, be inspired and flourish.
We have a dedicated explicit teaching focus on literacy, numeracy, STEM and technologies in all year levels, providing support and challenge for all our students as needed. We are an inclusive learning environment, providing the opportunities and learning your child needs to succeed. We foster the development of confident students who relish challenges and grow in understanding of their place in the world. Our community playgroup, CTK Kids, is open to all every Monday.
Christian Brothers College is a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice tradition and one of Adelaide’s oldest and most respected ELC-Year 12 Colleges. Established in 1878, CBC has a proud tradition of providing a uniquely contemporary education for boys.
With the city as our classroom, our learners are empowered to discover their holistic identity in a safe supportive community and our students are challenged and inspired to reach their full potential through a well-developed and diverse curriculum.
The College instils a sense of belonging greater than comaradery; a community of brothers who grow into well-mannered men of the future who lead caring, authentic and accomplished lives. Our boys become role models of modern masculinity who advocate for respect and compassion in their careers, community and everyday lives.
Dominican School is an inclusive community which embraces the values and traditions of the Catholic Church and the Dominican charism. We honour the life and message of St Dominic through prayer, ministry, a focus on study and our relationships with community.
With the support of an outstanding staff, our students experience a broad and diverse curriculum which enables them to interact with the world in rich and vibrant ways. We implement contemporary approaches to learning which support the success and engagement of all learners. We value the dignity of each child and promote a positive sense of identity and wellbeing.
The school offers a safe, comfortable and appealing environment where students’ gifts are nurtured and celebrated with a wide range of programs that include Playgroup, Physical Education, Music, Performing Arts and Breakfast Club.
Emmaus Catholic School has an unwavering commitment to providing high quality education in the Catholic tradition. With outstanding teachers and a strong sense of community, everyone is welcome and everyone matters at Emmaus Catholic School. Our school offers a playgroup, OSHC and Vacation Care as well as a range of after school activities. Everything at Emmaus is personal – let us show you what a big difference, our small school can make for you and your child.
Our Fish Farm and Aquaponics Gardens are examples of how we enhance student engagement at Holy Family.
Our students have a strong sense of identity and an awareness that they are part of something bigger than themselves: their family, their Church, their community and their world.
Our students have a voice in what and how they learn. Our pedagogy reflects the belief that children learn best by doing and using their “100 languages”. We build on the strengths of our learners instilling in them a sense of positivity about themselves and their school. Independent analyses of our learners show that their learning engagement is significantly above the State average.
We promote the Values of Positive Emotion, Sharing (Trust) and Support. Our innovative use of technology draws us closer to the families and the community we serve. Teachers reflect on their practice and we involve parents and caregivers in their child’s learning.
Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) is a small school, just 3.8 kms from the city centre. IHM has a welcoming, warm and vibrant community atmosphere.
High quality education is provided in an environment where positive relationships, diversity and creativity are embraced. There is a focus on ensuring every child develops independence, resilience and confidence along with the capabilities of literacy, numeracy, technologies and problem solving. The heart spirituality is lived out by the community. We are inspired to be people of hope and love, living the values of justice, connectedness and inclusivity. Partnerships with parents and the community are valued and the many strong connections with the local community enhance the positive school culture.
With this connected and personalised approach to children’s learning and wellbeing, every child can flourish.
Loreto College is a leading Catholic independent day and boarding school for girls from Early Learning to Year 12. We are firmly grounded by our 400-year old global tradition that is aimed at inspiring and empowering girls and women through education. Our students consistently achieve outstanding results in an environment that balances academic rigour with a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. With a focus on student voice and independence, we recognise the need to equip our girls with the knowledge and skills required for their post-school lives. We concentrate on building leadership and confidence, a strong work ethic, and the ability to take risks in a safe environment. Combined with our dedicated classroom teachers, our diverse specialist staff incorporate the latest research and evidence-based practice to meet girls’ academic and wellbeing needs. Our social justice program speaks to the heart of a Loreto education, developing girls’ sense of empathy, compassion, personal integrity, courage and the capacity to reflect on one’s own actions. At Loreto, our girls become the strong, passionate and confident young women of tomorrow.
Mary MacKillop Memorial School was founded by St Mary MacKIllop and we uphold the motto of the Josephites, In all things Love. Students are supported to be the best they can be while also developing a sense of care for others.
Our newly completed undercover basketball court sits comfortably in a spacious natural setting, which encourages positive cross-age interaction.
We offer Occasional Care, Playgroup and have strong Performing Arts and PE focus.
Our teachers and support staff are highly motivated and dedicated professionals who give generously of their time and talents. We recognise that your child is an individual. The diverse range of learning activities offered by our professional teaching and support staff acknowledges the different learning styles and experiences of each child.
We are proud of our long history, excited by our unique learning environment and pleased to offer you an affordable, values-based education for your child.
A Catholic school in the Mercy tradition
McAuley Community School, Reception to Year 6, and our early learning centre, Alive, offer a fresh, new approach to education by allowing children to transition from early learning to school seamlessly. Together we offer families a place of real connection. McAuley Community School provides high quality learning, care and a genuine sense of belonging underpinned by our Catholic Identity and the Mercy tradition.
At McAuley Community School we are unique and capable individuals with great potential. We are competent, creative, relational makers of meaning and we are responsible caretakers and agents in God’s world. We are a place for all to thrive. We are a place to live, to learn and to lead; we are all learners and we are all leaders. Together we innovate, create, think critically, collaborate, problem solve and question, with the desire of making a difference in the world in which we live.
Mercedes College understands the importance of nurturing and inspiring students to become lifelong learners to meet the demands of the 21st century. We are a co-educational Catholic school incorporating the globally renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) framework with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world class education and subjects most relevant to young Australians.
Set in a single location, Mercedes presents a wealth of opportunities to nurture and challenge students. The College is proud of its culture of academic excellence, but is also committed to supporting students beyond the classroom. A range of pastoral care programmes are designed to help develop the whole person.
Mercedes College is a learning community in the Mercy tradition, committed to being people who are responsible, compassionate and loyal, show integrity and mutual respect, and have a strong sense of justice.
We invite you to join us on an Orientation Walk and experience the sense of welcome and belonging that is a fundamental part of our culture.
Our aim is to engage with families across the whole-of-life journey. From newborns and pre-schoolers, to primary and secondary students, young adults and recent graduates and then into adulthood and senior years, we are creating communities of faith, learning and wellbeing.
Inspired by Jesus of Nazareth and our Patrons, we are people of justice each committed to building community, nourishing family life and making the world a better place.
We have two beautiful campuses at Findon and Flinders Park, incorporating an Early Childhood Centre (recently rated Excellent by ACECQA), Reception to Year 12 College, the St Gabriel Centre (Senior Centre) and a variety of community services.
A strong partnership between staff, students, children and families ensures we are all striving for the same outcomes. Families and friends are encouraged to participate in the many activities and wide range of programs and services within the Community, such as playgroups, seniors’ social, fitness and art programs, adult education and our community cafes.
We provide learning that is holistic, inclusive, life-giving and life-long. Success at Nazareth goes deeper than excellent academic outcomes. Our promise is that students will graduate knowing they can help lead the world and influence positive change.
Nazareth embraces a contemporary approach to faith and learning, where innovation, technology and our environment enable both students and staff to be at the forefront of education. Learning opportunities are designed to prepare our young people for the world of the future. Students have access to state of the art technology and infrastructure, including our designated senior secondary facility, the St Gabriel Centre at Underdale – new in 2021. Our curriculum and programs cultivate the natural curiosity of our young people, developing their skills to become inquirers, as well as showcasing their individual abilities and unique interests and preparing them for lifelong learning.
Located within the Glenelg Parish, Our Lady of Grace School is a Catholic co-educational Reception – Year 6 school educating students in a lifelong pursuit of excellence and building a community of faith through the Dominican tradition.
At Our Lady of Grace School we build and maintain collaborative, respectful relationships where we can take risks so we can reach our potential. We nurture and uphold the dignity of one another and always strive though our learner values to: be Christlike, be respectful, be supportive, be safe and be brave.
We are committed to providing opportunities to work alongside learners to encourage them to ignite, wonder and grow both now and into the future. Our Lady of Grace School also has an on-site OSHC and weekly playgroup.
Our Lady of Hope, is a co-educational school committed to faith, hope, love and learning that offers a Catholic Education from Reception to Year 7.
Our goal is to provide a welcoming and family friendly community, that fosters positive relationships, allows active participation and is inclusive of all people. We are committed to providing a contemporary and child centred approach to teaching and learning which focuses on developing the whole child, enabling them to reach their full potential.
We strive to work in partnership with families in order to support children to become young people of integrity who are happy, independent, confident, organised, perseverant, compassionate and who develop a strong sense of social justice and respect for human dignity.
Our Lady of La Vang is a purpose built Catholic specialist educational facility for children and young people with intellectual disability. It is a centre of learning and teaching grounded in contemporary evidence based educational practices, theories of learning and child development.
We highly value the capabilities of each student. The curriculum is based on the Australian Curriculum, General Capabilities and South Australian Certificate of Education in the Senior Years. We work collaboratively with parents, care-givers, and therapists to provide highly individualised programs.
The school has an artist in residence programme which provides the students with the opportunity to be spontaneous, joyful and free to enjoy the ability to express their learning journey in the moment. We seek to engage the artist in every child.
We provide an environment that emotionally, intellectually, psychologically, physically and spiritually nourishes each student.
We are committed to connecting with all families and making a difference to the lives of those in our community. Living out our vision, ‘Empowering hearts and minds to flourish’, calls us to work with families to foster children’s spiritual, social and emotional and academic growth.
To achieve this, we have a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge that will enable students to engage with their world today and support their lifelong learning. We utilise the Be You framework to inform and connect student wellbeing programs and initiatives. Students’ academic development is assisted by a strong emphasis on Literacy and Numeracy. Individual student priorities are identified through consideration of a range of data, and are responded to using a diversity of research informed practices.
Our school also offers Supported Playgroup, Occasional Care, Out of School Hours Care and a broad range of extra-curricular activities.
Our Lady of the Visitation School is a Preschool to Year 6 Catholic Primary School, situated on the LeFevre Peninsula. We honour the life and message of St Dominic of inspiring truth.
We offer a pathway from Preschool to Year 6 that enables all students to develop in a creative, dynamic and progressive environment where learning prepares children for the world of today.
The academic development is assisted by setting individual learning goals. We have a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy and learning needs are identified and responded to through the use of data and using a range of research informed practices.
We teach and nurture all students in how to be responsible for their learning, actions and relationships. We are committed to work in partnership with parents, families and the community.
At Our Lady of the Visitation we offer a diverse range of co-curricula learning activities and our specialist programs include, STEM, Music, Italian and Physical Education.
You are welcome to visit our school and discover more.
Our Lady of Queen of Peace School has a strong commitment to work in partnership with families. Our school provides a holistic and contemporary education in the Catholic tradition to students from Reception to Year 6.
Our students are educated in an environment which encourages them to be critical thinkers, to be innovative, challenged and inspired in their learning experiences, and to think and act on the basis of personal reflection.
Our School has a strong commitment to working in partnership with parents as we engage the students in an educational program that values individuality and encourages each child to be the best they can be and to strive to reach their goals. Parent involvement is valued highly which supports our focus on developing positive and strong partnerships between staff, students and families.
The school has a commitment to ecological education and embeds these values in our pedagogy and sustainable practices developing an understanding for our students that they are co-creators with a profound capacity to be sustainably minded, environmentally conscious people.
Rosary School is a vibrant Reception to Year 6 co-educational school, offering boys and girls the opportunities to develop positive relationships for engaged learning. We have always provided quality and innovative education within a Catholic framework, in partnership with our families. Through this partnership, Rosary School has flourished in providing a contemporary education enabling students to become confident, lifelong learners.
In 2017 the school was the State Winner of the Numerical Acumen award and named as one of a small number of schools in the State showing significant improvement in NAPLAN Numeracy scores. Students experience specialist Library, Italian and Physical Education lessons each week and throughout the year dance and drama.
Rosary School is one of the oldest Catholic primary schools in South Australia, proudly founded by the Dominican Sisters. Rosary School has a proud tradition of providing quality education in a supportive community within the North Adelaide Prospect parish.
Rostrevor College offers a seamless education for boys from Reception to Year 12 on one spacious campus. As a Catholic day and boarding college in the Edmund Rice tradition, we encourage our boys to strive to achieve their personal best, while aspiring to make a positive difference to the world.
Everything we do at Rostrevor stems from our belief that every boy is created unique in the image of an infinitely loving God. Thus, all boys have many opportunities to reflect and deepen their understanding of who God calls them to be. Acknowledging that there are many pathways to success, Rostrevor offers a holistic education incorporating academic, Vocational Education and Training (VET) and co-curricular opportunities to suit every student’s interests.
Rossi boys thrive on the strong sense of community that is nurtured through innovative wellbeing and social justice programs that help them grow into capable and compassionate men of strong character.
Saint David's Parish School is a co-educational, Catholic primary school for children from Reception to Year 6, located in Tea Tree Gully. The strength of this school lies in the strong focus on curriculum, student wellbeing and its sense of community.
Saint David’s, in partnership with parents, the Catholic Parish and local community, educates and nurtures each child in the Josephite tradition, sharing the mission of Christ within the world today. We provide experiences that enable children to learn about God and to make connections between their faith and life experiences. The religious dimension of our school includes Religious Education lessons, prayer and liturgy, social justice awareness and outreach activities.
STEM is a key focus area at Saint David's with teachers planning engaging and challenging learning experiences with an authentic context.
A multisensory approach to teaching Mathematics is encouraged with the use of open-ended tasks and concrete apparatus to understand and explain mathematical concepts.
Students are taught literacy using evidence-based methods to ensure all students succeed in this area. Students are explicitly taught to read and write using a multi-sensory, structured synthetic phonics approach. When teaching new concepts or skills, teachers use Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI). EDI is a research-based approach for creating and delivering well designed and well taught lessons. Our literacy program includes these 6 key areas: phonological awareness, phonics, oral language, fluency, vocabulary & comprehension.
The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. In addition, a transition program for four year olds, playgroup and a quality OSHC program are some of the extras at Saint David’s Parish School.
In line with the Jesuit philosophy, Saint Ignatius’ College Junior School aims to enable the development of capable and compassionate young ‘men and women for others’, and students who are intellectually competent, religiously alive, open to growth, loving and committed to justice.
School of the Nativity is a Reception to Year 7 co-educational primary school within Aberfoyle Park Parish. We are part of a unique educational setting as a Campus where we share human and physical resources with Pilgrim Primary School (Independent) and Thiele Primary School (DECD).
The school motto Families, Living, Loving, Learning reflects a strong community focus and culture of well being.
Embracing our core values of belonging, courage, justice, compassion, forgiveness and gratitude, Nativity prides itself in developing students who are respected and engaged learners.
St Aloysius College offers a balanced, empowering and supportive learning environment to inspire a love of learning and a commitment to academic excellence. A broad and dynamic curriculum, combined with high quality teaching, is the key to our students’ success.
The breadth of subjects on offer at the College allows every student the opportunity to find and pursue her passions. Supported and encouraged by teachers who are equally passionate, students experience a diverse and creative range of approaches to learning.
Our students have unique opportunities to see their learning come alive through our carefully planned use of our central inner city location. Technology is used appropriately to engage students to address real-world problems, work collaboratively and develop higher order critical and creative thinking skills.
St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School, Millicent encourages students to achieve their potential in an environment where words teach and actions speak. We see every child as capable and competent and as an active, self-motivating learner who feels safe and empowered to wonder and seek meaning about the world in which they live.
Through experience, which encourages risk taking, creativity and independence, students’ uniqueness is celebrated and their potential recognised. Guided by our Catholic Identity and Mercy tradition, we promote positive attitudes through living in a community where respect, justice and faith are celebrated.
At St Anthony's School Edwardstown we are a community of learners who through inquiring minds and reflective hearts celebrate and nurture a love of God, each other and creation to become the good news for the world.
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Located on beautiful grounds in the heart of Salisbury, St Augustine’s Parish School is a welcoming community, united in faith, who value and nurture the dignity of each individual.
We embrace our Catholic calling to celebrate the many faith traditions and cultures that make our school community so wonderfully rich and diverse.
Our dedicated staff partner with parents to engage children through positive education, fostering knowledge and values needed to succeed in life. Our teaching is inspired by the acclaimed Reggio Emilia experience and through playful learning, children are empowered to explore new concepts in their own unique way.
State-of-the-art facilities and a student-centric approach give children the resources they need to engage in innovative programs like Robotics and Children’s University, and learn how to care for God’s creation by tending our Community Garden.
A place to learn, play and grow, an education through St Augustine’s Parish School will prepare your child to walk confidently into the future.
St Barbara’s Parish School is a Reception to Year 9 Catholic school situated in the mining town of Roxby Downs, 560 kms north of Adelaide. Energised by the challenges of remoteness, the school seeks to provide stimulating experiences within a happy, secure environment giving each student every “Opportunity to Shine”.
Our contemporary curriculum with a strong focus on literacy and numeracy is supported by complementary programs such as Cracking the ABC code, Quicksmart Numeracy and Levelled Literacy Intervention.
St Barbara’s School promotes the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- developing character traits and the skills needed to help find the leader within. Teachers set high standards for every student and respond to individual needs, challenging students to strive for improvement and to discover the joy of lifelong engagement with learning.
Our well-appointed facilities are utilised to provide the community with St Barbara’s Playgroup as well as the Ready Set School program designed as a transitional program to prepare 4-year-old children for school.
St Catherine’s School, Stirling is located in the picturesque Adelaide Hills. The school was founded by the Dominican Sisters and promotes excellence in every dimension of a child’s life, with special emphasis on the faith formation of students and their families in the Catholic tradition.
St Catherine’s School caters for students in Reception to Year 6. We endeavour to develop rich, contemporary learning environments that are personalised, relevant and challenging.
The school has a strong arts program, playgroup and OSHC service, along with a committed and supportive parent community. Specialist areas include physical education, Italian and an active music program. We respect and care for our earth and acknowledge that we are all called to be ecological leaders.
The environment and sustainability are areas of focus in our school. St Catherine’s has a three pond wetland system which the students manage through planting, weeding and mulching. We have a permaculture garden, water tanks, bokashi composting bins, solar panels, chickens, worm farms and an aquaponics system.
St Catherine’s strength lies in the evidence of enriched learning experiences for children. It is highlighted by the fellowship achieved in a small, happy, enthusiastic school community where we have the opportunity to develop close and lasting friendships. Informed by our Dominican heritage, we are hope-filled and futures-focused.
St Francis de Sales is the only R-12 Catholic co-educational College located in the heart of Mount Barker. We all want our children to ’discover their passion’, be happy in who they are within a productive and supported learning environment. Our focus is on the wellbeing of the individual through a holistic approach to education delivered through a Catholic lens. Apart from achieving excellent academic results, we build self-esteem and resilience, giving our students the confidence to make the most of life’s opportunities.
We offer a Term 3 Reception intake each calendar year. Our secondary education begins in our Middle School facilities in Year 7 and subject pathways are available to suit the personalised needs of the student. Basketball, Soccer and Dance Academy specialised programmes are available for students in Year 8-12.
Current extensive redevelopment of our site, including a Community Sports Centre, a complete rebuild of our R-6 learning spaces and a Catholic Early Learning Centre, are providing for a growing community.
Are you looking for a Catholic School community, which celebrates contemporary learning spaces and a curriculum, which caters for the children’s unique interests and skills? Our school proudly offers a safe and nurturing environment, which seeks to ensure that children learn and grow spiritually, academically, emotionally and socially. Our goal is to promote a love of learning through curiosity and empowerment, which is lifelong and ensures children develop skills which they will take with them for the rest of their lives. Our Franciscan spirituality underpins our strong relationships with each other and the wider community in this family oriented community. We are set in the foothills of Adelaide with large open spaces for learning and play. Our facilities include a large auditorium for sport and the arts, flexible learning spaces for individual, small group and while class learning. We welcome visitors to see us in action.
St Francis School is a proud Catholic co-educational R-6 school situated in the western suburbs of Adelaide. We are committed to Growing Together in Faith, Peace and Wisdom as we develop and celebrate an inclusive environment where right relationships and students' intellectual, spiritual, social and physical well-being and growth is paramount in all we do.
Our parish school is located in the leafy suburb of Wynn Vale. Together with Catholic Education SA, where every child matters, we at SFX inspire and ignite an innovative student community. Embracing our Vision, “Inspiring a Community of Innovators”, we seek to challenge students to question, explore and imagine as they become self-motivated learners. We are constantly evolving to meet the needs of our students, families and staff, and make a commitment to contribute to the growth of a more peaceful and forgiving society. Working in partnership with families, we strive to help children be the best they can be, and are compassionate and understanding of all circumstances families are faced with in today’s world. We offer flexible learning spaces, and embrace our unique environment by encouraging nature play, cubby building experiences, and caring for our established indigenous garden in living out Pope Francis message of Caring for Creation.
St Gabriel's welcomes students from over 30 different cultural backgrounds from the local and surrounding area. We nurture in our students a love of self and love of others. We are committed to developing faithful young people of heart, who connected in relationship, have developed a passion for quality learning - who make positive contributions to the community by living out the gospel message of love.
Rich learning opportunities are provided in all curriculum areas to ensure students experience enjoyment, engagement, growth and success. A variety of sporting and performing arts opportunities exist for students to participate in including instrumental tuition, school band and after school sports. We work together in partnership with parents, families and members of the wider community to seek the best possible learning and wellbeing outcomes for all our students.
At St Gabriel's we believe that the education of the heart is at the heart of our education.
St John the Apostle Parish School is located in the beautiful coastal suburb of Christies Beach. The school was established in 1965 by the Dominican Sisters and continues to support students and their families to achieve excellence in all dimensions of life in association with the Noarlunga/ Seaford Catholic Parish. We are a co-educational primary school providing high quality teaching and learning and offer a streamlined pathway to Cardijn College, Noarlunga Downs.
The school offers an extended transition program for children entering Reception and has a strong sports program, supported playgroup and an Out of School Hours Care service. Specialist areas include Physical Education, Indonesian and Performing Arts. We pride ourselves on our positive partnership between home, school and parish. St John the Apostle School is focused on ensuring each child is working to their full potential and experiencing success as a learner.
St Joseph’s Memorial School is a Catholic parish primary school in the heart of the eastern suburbs. Embracing and recognising the potential of each child is our primary focus, which is guided by the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach. Our unique setting over two sites enables a stimulating early years program at our preschool to Year 1 Kensington campus and our dynamic Year 2 to Year 6 learning environments at our Norwood campus. Our community is highlighted by a rigorous approach to achieving student outcomes, small group explicit literacy and numeracy teaching, strong parent partnerships and a pathway from preschool to Year 6. At SJMS children develop in a creative, dynamic and progressive environment where the learning recognises children as capable citizens of the 21st Century.
St Joseph's Parish Primary School provides the families of Gladstone and surrounding townships, the option of a faith-filled Catholic education for their children. St Joseph’s provides a modern, caring, safe and welcoming environment. We have priority use of the Southern Flinders Sports Stadium, which includes two indoor courts, function room and industrial kitchen, all of which enhance the way our students are able to engage with the curriculum.
St Joseph’s School is situated in the Clare Valley, 135 km north of Adelaide. Currently offering R-7, we will expand to include Middle School (R-9) from 2022. The school caters for students and families from the wider Clare and Gilbert valleys. Faithful to the example of Jesus and our Josephite heritage, we focus on developing a welcoming, supportive community.
We are committed to nurturing resilient, confident and educated young people who will develop openness to faith, a commitment to lifelong learning and service to the community. Our school is part of a larger parish community and we value their support. We also value the contribution and involvement of parents in a wide variety of ways and offer in return our considerable skills and commitment as Catholic educators in supporting their families.
Our school grounds and facilities, situated on a picturesque site, are well maintained and continually upgraded and have received outstanding financial support from parents and parishioners over the years.
St Joseph’s School Hectorville was established in 1863 and is one of South Australia’s oldest schools embodying the Josephite tradition inspired by the leadership of the Blessed Mary Mackillop. The school values of Respect, Inclusion, Faith and Service, Responsibility and Integrity are at the heart of who we are and what we do as a school community.
St Joseph’s offers contemporary, innovative and engaging learning spaces promoting and fostering creativity, problem solving, collaboration and communication, helping students to develop skills and confidence to meet the challenges of the future. Every student at St Joseph’s is able to access various forms of digital technologies such as Mac books and iPads to enhance learning opportunities and promote innovation. A diverse and engaging curriculum is provided that reflects the changing needs of our students. Programmes such as Robotics, Wakakirri, Children’s University and the Da Vinci Decathlon promote excellence in our teaching and learning. A whole school approach to Positive Education and having a ‘growth mindset’ enables students to recognise and name solutions rather than problems, develop resilience and strong interpersonal relationships.
The school also offers OHSC facilities, Playgroup, 3 -4 year old and Preschool programmes on the school site.
St. Joseph’s School, Kingswood is a high quality Catholic school conducted in the Josephite tradition. It has been a strong presence in the local community for over 100 years, and the ethos of the Josephite sisters and Mary Mackillop continues to thrive today. Our teachers, leaders and support staff encourage and support children to be the best learners they can, through a contemporary and stimulating curriculum and respectful relationships. We value and acknowledge our children as competent, capable citizens of our world, and our school vision of Imagine, Inspire, Flourish allows us to create dynamic and progressive learning environments where learning prepares the children for active participation in their world. Families are invited to connect with our school community through our ‘SPICE’ (supported) Playgroup, our longer transition to school program, “JOEY’s” for 4 year olds in the period prior to beginning school, through Principal’s Tours & social functions, and through the Emmaus Catholic Parish.
Our school community, that includes preschool, playgroup and an Out of School Hours Care, provides a safe, welcoming environment for all students.
We understand that one of the most important decisions your family will make is the selection of the right school for your children. We work in partnership with parents/carers to develop your child to their fullest potential. Our staff look forward to meeting your family, and that your child finds a happy, friendly and secure atmosphere at our school and one that will stimulate them to learn and discover their place in our world.
Our Catholic beliefs, values and traditions form the basis of our school community and are taught both in a formal religious education program and throughout the school. Our staff are exceptionally professional, passionate and enthusiastic, and each member brings to the community a diverse wealth of experiences and skills who give generously their time and expertise to ensure all students experience success.
A co-educational primary school providing excellence in education from Playgroup through to Early Years and on to Year 6. We have a nurturing environment that promotes happy and successful learning.
Our goal is to equip each student with the skills to enjoy a lifetime of discovery and learning.
We have a proud Josephite tradition with the motto ‘Love In Everything’ that permeates everything we do, and highlights our focus on building positive relationships and a strong sense of belonging among our students who come from many different cultures and backgrounds.
Our emphasis is on developing literacy and numeracy proficiency along with information and communication technology skills to equip students for changing times. Students have access to state of the art technology and infrastructure, including a gym, kitchens, play spaces, music, drama facilities and a STEM room.
Early years experiences include, Playgroup (0-5yrs), Piccolini (3-4yrs), Preschool (4+yrs), Growing into Reception (5+yrs), Reception to Year 6.
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At St Joseph’s School Port Lincoln, it starts with faith, hope and love. From the first moment a student becomes part of our school family, we believe hopes and dreams can happen. Through diverse classroom learning, and a wide range of extra-curricular activities, students have every opportunity to flourish.
We foster curiosity through hands-on discovery learning and inquiry throughout the primary and middle years. This lays a strong foundation for Senior School, where the pursuit of excellence is evident in students’ impressive SACE results and successful transition beyond school.
Our family community is further enhanced by our boarding students from across the Eyre Peninsula. Our state of the art boarding facility provides them with a home away from home, while still being close enough to maintain strong community connections.
Come and see for yourself why our students and our families say ‘It just feels right’.
With our foundation of faith, learning, community and opportunity, we work in partnership with parents, students and the extended community to provide a thriving school where faith is nurtured and excellence encouraged. We take pride in preparing our students to be lifelong learners and confident leaders.
Being a small school, we have the advantage of knowing every child and every family in our inclusive, values rich environment where everyone is welcome, respected and valued. Parents see us as a nurturing, safe community where their child can flourish in their learning.
We have a strong focus on working restoratively, providing students with the skills to build strong relationships. We value ecological conversion and helping children connect with the environment, building knowledge and passion for sustainable practices.
Our extra curricular opportunities nurture wellbeing, confidence, and growth mindset in a positive environment.
We warmly invite you to tour our school to discover more.
St Joseph’s Catholic School is a faith community, inspired by love – empowered through learning – to make a difference. Our School motto, “In all things love”, inspires us as we continue to support families in the tradition of the Josephite sisters, who founded our school 90 years ago.
Embracing our values of: Respect, Forgiveness, Compassion, Service and Hope we cater for students from Preschool to Year 6. We also have a Supported Playgroup for children and their parents or carers prior to starting school, Out of Hours School Care and Vacation Care.
At St Joseph’s we acknowledge and celebrate children as competent citizens. We are inspired by the Principles of Reggio Emilia, give our children agency in their learning, and have created learning environments that are welcoming and inclusive providing opportunities for students to IMAGINE . DISCOVER . CREATE and ACHIEVE.
St. Margaret Mary's is a Catholic school situated in the western suburbs of Adelaide. Based on the teachings and person of Jesus we believe that all children are capable, creative and curious with a strong desire to be successful learners.
Embracing our core values of integrity, compassion, responsibility, perseverance and justice the school caters for students from Preschool to Year 6. We also have a vibrant Supported Playgroup in Schools program for children and their parents or carers prior to starting school, Occasional Care on Wednesday mornings and Out of School Hours Care every morning and afternoon.
We teach and nurture in our students how to be responsible for themselves, their relationships, their learning and the environment. We work in partnership with parents and the community, sharing our common vision to foster a love of learning and service to others.
St Martin de Porres is a Catholic Primary School located in Sheidow Park. Our school celebrates childhood, learning, faith and community and our Catholic traditions is expressed through Veritas – Truth and In Omnibus Caritas – In All Things Love.
Enrolling at St Martin de Porres enters your child into an educational pathway where they will graduate in Year 12 at either Sacred Heart College, Somerton Park or Cabra Dominican College, Cumberland Park.
St Martin de Porres has a strong academic record and offers an extensive co-curricular program with a commitment to Positive Education that ensures every student is supported, nurtured and valued as an individual
We embrace the image of the child as a competent, confident, creative and active learner. We believe that each child is a constructor of knowledge actively seeking to inquire and understand the world.
Our excellent resources include state of the art learning facilities and an extensive outdoor environment. With 21st Century information and communication technology, ongoing professional development of staff and individual learning programs, your child will receive the highest quality primary education. Our students enjoy and take pride in being members of such a vibrant school.
St Martin's Catholic Primary School, Greenacres is committed to providing quality education and opportunities to enable students to become confident, successful lifelong learners. We strive to keep our spirituality of the heart at the core of our mission, with our motto being “Loving to Learn. Learning to Love”.
Our school community is reflective of our multicultural society and nurtures a culture of inclusivity and mutual respect, and recognises the uniqueness of every person, nurturing faith and wellbeing, and pursuing excellence in education. Specialist programs include STEM, Italian, Visual Arts, Physical Education and Performing Arts, and a strong connection with sustainability and ecological conversion is nurtured through involvement in a kitchen garden, nature play garden, Indigenous butterfly garden and a sensory garden.
St Mary MacKillop School at Wallaroo has been offering a Catholic Education for Reception – Year 7 students for 150 years and we welcome all to our school.
We are a co-educational, Reception to Year 7 school with a proud history of serving the Copper Coast and surrounding areas since 1869. Founded in the Josephite tradition, and with the Catholic tradition at the centre of our existence, we are an inclusive and welcoming community. With growing enrolments, strong academic results and contemporary and innovative learning spaces we provide an educational environment that resonates with students, families and staff. We provide opportunities for students to grow and develop in all aspects of their lives.
Our students leave our school as happy, active and successful young men and women.
We proudly offer playgroup, bus services from nearby towns, Out of School Hours Care and vacation care services to our community.
St Mary Magdalene’s is a small school in the Elizabeth Catholic Parish. Catholic Identity, High Quality Teaching and Learning and Orderly and Safe learning environments are our focus. Students and families from all faiths and backgrounds are warmly welcomed into our community.
Our school is inclusive, diverse and caring. We offer excellence in contemporary teaching and learning including specialist teaching in Physical Activity, Chinese and The Arts. Staff and students have access to the latest learning technologies. We practice Positive Education and Restorative Practices to assist students in becoming confident self-regulators of their own learning and behavior.
We provide differentiated and personalised learning intervention for students based on their needs. We work in partnership with parents in guiding children towards becoming the best that they can be. Parents and students have a voice in decision making at the school through participation on the School Board and through Student Leadership.
The school provides Before and After School Care as well as Little Maggie’s Playgroup. Family volunteers organise and provide Breakfast Club and SecondBite services.
St Mary’s College is an R-12 school, educating girls in the Catholic Dominican tradition since 1869. Our Dominican spirit inspires us to be seekers of truth, to be daring and courageous, open minded and to hold an unwavering commitment to inclusivity and welcome. Our approach to learning is contemporary and innovative, we challenge and support our students to achieve their personal best. We develop leadership in diverse ways. Our restorative culture is at the heart of all that we are and all that we do. Relationships matter. As a city school located on one campus, there is a tangible sense of community. Our city location affords vital networks and connections providing big school opportunities with a small school feeling. We nurture the growth of strong women equipped to find their place in the world.
St Michael’s College is an exceptional independent Catholic School in the Lasallian tradition. It is committed to the human and Christian education of the young, especially the poor, through community, challenge and choice. St Michael's College is based on two campuses in the western suburbs of Adelaide. The Primary Campus (R-6 ) is located at Beverley and the Secondary Campus (7-12) at Henley Beach.
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St Monica’s Parish School is a Reception – Year 7 coeducational Catholic school educating children since 1929.
Our Josephite tradition permeates the life of the school where we are committed to nurture the body, heart and mind of each child.
Relationships are at the heart of our strong family community. At St Monica's very child is known and respected as an individual and teachers and families work in partnership to support the development of children to optimise their learning.
We offer an innovative and quality curriculum that caters for all students and challenges children to think deeply and take responsibility for their learning.
The staff work closely to offer a safe, inclusive and positive learning environment. At St Monica’s we believe that student engagement and wellbeing is fundamental to children learning and we work to support children to develop their capabilities in this area.
St Patrick’s Catholic School, a vibrant and welcoming community with a diversity of cultures and religions has 218 students enrolled from Reception to Year 6.
With a strong literacy focus, children from non-English backgrounds are supported by a teacher of EAL. As part of the curriculum, students participate in weekly specialist lessons of Music/Drama/LOTE and IT/STEM.
St Patrick's School is unique as it is the only Catholic primary school in South Australia with a Special Education unit that enables students to learn both in a specialised class and the mainstream.
St Patrick’s offers many other extracurricular activities including After School Sport, Instrumental Music and Visual Arts. We offer playgroup each Wednesday and Friday and Before and After School Care.
Student wellbeing is a high priority alongside a high-quality teaching and learning program.
It is our pleasure to introduce you to St Raphael's School. We are a small, close-knit school of caring teachers and thriving children, where learning and belonging is our core business.
We are a Catholic primary school founded by the Mercy Sisters over 130 years ago. Families have chosen our school knowing that their children are educated in an environment which lives out the Gospel values of kindness, respect and compassion.
Your child will enjoy all the benefits of a smaller school with focused learning. Our class sizes from Reception to Year 6 are small to enable your child to quickly become part of our welcoming community. We provide high quality teaching and learning in all areas of the curriculum, to further strengthen this in 2020 we became part of the Visible Learning Project, and in 2021 implemented an explicit teaching approach to Literacy and a STEM approach, appointing a Numeracy Coach and STEM leader. Our learners develop their capabilities and learning dispositions through rich learning experiences that build strong foundations in Literacy and Numeracy. We believe learners are their best when they can articulate, reflect on, and have agency in their learning. We want your child to know how to take charge of their own learning and to ‘know what to do when they don’t know what to do’.
We work with families to provide personalised learning that meets your child’s needs. We offer excellent programs and opportunities in sports, the arts and languages within and beyond the classroom along with a wide range of diverse extracurricular opportunities. There are natural play spaces with room to kick a ball or read under a tree or tend to our food gardens and look after our chickens. Your child will be nurtured in our community.
The best way to get a taste of our school is to see it in action. Make a time to visit and we will give you a personal tour or you could join one of our Principal's Tours which are scheduled regularly through the year. We are proud of our school and would love the chance to show you that St Raphael's School is a place where your child will thrive.
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With a strong focus on belonging, students at St Therese School learn and live by our school values of Community, Respect, Grace and Courage.
Enhanced learning support and extension is a focal point in literacy and numeracy, with a commitment to multisensory learning. Specialised learning programs include Drama, Music, Physical Education, Digital Technologies, and Italian and Mandarin languages.
For two terms prior to commencing Reception, we offer enrolled children a specifically developed ‘Learning Tree’ transition-to-school program, helping them to become familiar and comfortable with our environment in preparation for the year ahead.
Senior students have the opportunity to grow in leadership roles, using their experience and learning to guide the student community, and being positive role models for our younger students.
At St Therese School inquisitive minds are encouraged, and knowledge is expanded through exploration and adventure! We raise confident, considerate and compassionate students, and look to ignite a love for life-long learning.
For each and every action we apply the philosophy of St Therese and “do little things with great love”
St Thomas More is a Catholic, Reception to Year 6 school serving the City of Playford areas. Guided and inspired by our School Norms, each child is supported to become compassionate and contributing members of our world. Literacy, Mathematics, The Arts and Physical Education are key focus areas.
At St Thomas More we place a large emphasis on student wellbeing - where relationships come first in the awareness that all else is affected by the quality of how we see ourselves and those we are in community with.
Some of our school features include a modern multipurpose gymnasium, new learning spaces and extensive play areas such as two ovals and playgrounds. Additional school services include playgroup, an early learning program, and an Out of School Hours Care Service including Vacation Care.
St Thomas School and Preschool is located just south of the city off Goodwood Rd. We live our school vision of Faith, Family, Future through our Mercy Values, our partnership with families and by preparing children to be actively engaged in their world.
Our preschool offers an exciting program with extended hours offered in terms 3 and 4 as children begin their transition into school.
Our exceptional access to technology gives children opportunities to solve problems, create solutions and share their learning in new and exciting ways.
Our schoolwide focus on Positive Education is equipping children and adults with the tools to be resilient and optimistic members of their community. At St Thomas we are passionate about our children having a broad view of the world which they are invited to see through the loving eyes of Jesus.
Star of the Sea is situated in the Western beach suburbs of Adelaide. We are a parish school serving the needs of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish at Henley Beach.
At Star of the Sea, we work in partnership with our families to develop the full potential of each other. We are aware of the need to be constantly evolving to meet the needs of our learners and we make a commitment to provide a safe and caring learning environment with an open approach to decision making. We value relationships that are based on respect, honesty, compassion, inclusivity and collaboration.
The Marine Discovery Centre is a special part of our school and students take part in marine studies and trails as a part of the curriculum.
Tenison Woods College is a dynamic Early Learning to Year 12 Co-educational Catholic College located in Mount Gambier, South Australia.
The College offers regional and international students access to an exciting array of educational and vocational programs, enabling everyone to develop an individual pathway and life journey. With a music program that offers the largest range of ensembles in the region and a specialised High Performance Sports Program that supports and prepares student athletes for their future sporting endeavours, the College really does offer it all.
The Tenison Woods College motto ‘Let Your Light Shine’ lies at the heart of our faith, learning and pastoral care programs. Inspired by the Mercy and Marist charisms of providing every child with the opportunity to thrive, the college is proud of its heritage and its commitment to the pastoral care and wellbeing of all students, meeting their needs and nurturing their aspirations.
Whitefriars Catholic School is a Reception to Year 6 Parish School within the Croydon Park Parish.
Our school continues to live the tradition of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart and our motto is “In all Things Kindness”. The school has a broad range of cultures and welcomes families of all faiths.
Literacy and Numeracy are a strong focus and we offer specialist learning in Science, Performing Arts, Physical Education and Italian. There are also many sporting opportunities for children. STEM learning is an area of focus for Whitefriars Catholic School. Students have access to flexible technology such as iPads and laptops that enhance learning across the curriculum.
Wellbeing is a focal point – developing fitness, healthy eating and social emotional intelligence.
Our attractive grounds and facilities provide great spaces in which our children can learn.
Out of School Hours Care and Vacation Care are available.