OVERVIEW OF SPECIAL FEATURES

  • A Religious Education program which aims to educate children in the Catholic faith through participation in liturgy, sacramental life, prayer, instruction and example. The school has close links with the local parish of Our Lady of the Mission, Craigie.
Church
  • A well resourced Early Childhood Centre with a play based, discovery approach to learning based on the very best practice in Early Childhood Education.
Kindy
  • Specialist staff in the Music area with an emphasis on active public performances in music, dance and drama.
Music
  • Integrated curriculum through all key learning areas.
Curriculum
  • The school has a comprehensive early literacy program to ensure all children are given a firm foundation for future literacy success.
Lab
  • We are part of the Catholic Education Office's RAISe program. This is a whole school approach to school improvement to assist students to reach their full potential.
RAISe
  • Reading Recovery is a one to one accelerated reading program for children at risk in Year's One and Two.
reading
  • Individual programs to assist those with special needs.
Special
  • An extension program is available for selected children from Year 3 to 6.
Gifted and talented
  • Rainbows program for children who need support through a time of grief or loss.
Rainbows
  • School Psychologist
Psychologist
  • Asthma friendly school
Asthma Friendly
  • Water Wise School
Water Wise
  • Sun Smart School
SunSmart
  • Parental involvement: assisting in classrooms, on excursions, learning assistance program (LAP), early literacy groups, an active Parents and Friends Association and busy bees, to name just a few.
Parents
  • Interschool sports
Interschool
  • LOTE: Italian
Italian
  • A well resourced library. We encourage children and parents to borrow books.
Library
  • A computer lab with thirty five computers; plus computers in each classroom.
Computer Lab
  • Our Physical Education teacher takes every class from pre Primary to Year 6 for an intensive lesson every week. All children participate in two hundred minutes of physical activity every week.
Sport
  • Extensive green play areas, adventure playgrounds, tennis, basketball and netball courts plus a large undercover area provide ample, safe play areas.
Grounds