Vision & Mission

Education at St Mary’s is symbolised by two statements.

The first is our motto:

CARE - Care Always Respect Everyone


The second is our educational belief statement:

Many roads, one journey

We Value Our Faith (Christ)


  • Christ will be at the centre of all our teaching
  • The school will support children and further develop their faith journey
  • Spirituality will be embedded throughout the whole curriculum
  • Prayer and liturgy are fostered on a daily basis

We Value Our Environment (Safety)


  • Students are treated with respect
  • Whole school approach to problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Our class programmes are outcomes-based according to individuals’ identified needs
  • Whole school approach to classroom management

We Value Our Community (Unity)


  • We acknowledge our multicultural background
  • We share experiences and learn from each other
  • We constantly share and celebrate education in our community e.g. assemblies, liturgies, CARE awards etc
  • Working in close collaboration with wider parish community

We Value Our Learning (Achievement, Challenge)


  • Staff are provided with access to appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Children participate in the decision-making process
  • Children are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning
  • Assessment involves teachers and children
  • Student achievements are celebrated
  • Technology is an integral part of teaching and learning programs
  • We recognise and respond to the individual needs, talents and interest of all children.