Primary Years

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We pride ourselves on being able to provide:

  • An affordable quality Catholic education
  • A safe, well supervised and supportive Primary School (Reception to Year 6) environment
  • Specialist teaching in Music, Science, Physical Education and Italian
  • Access to the Secondary School facilities such as the gymnasium, science laboratories, music facilities and resource centre
  • A playground, nature play space and outdoor classroom
  • Vast ovals and spaces for physical activity
  • Camps, retreats and student leadership opportunities
  • Big Brother Program with Secondary School students
  • Homework Club and school bus services for Year 5 and above
  • Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) available before and after school
  • A school canteen providing a wide variety of healthy food options
  • Cocurricular opportunities including
    • Active after schools
    • AFL
    • Basketball
    • Cricket
    • Children's University
    • Dance
    • Games Club
    • Tennis
    • Soccer
    • Netball
    • Music - Bands and Ensembles
    • Robotics Club
We pride ourselves on being able to provide:
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In the primary years, we build a solid foundation for learning from a broad and balanced curriculum based on developing strong reading, writing and numeracy skills.

All learning is informed and planned using the Australian Curriculum. Primary students learn in their home classroom as well as a dedicated resource centre, digital technologies and science laboratories, art and music studios, and design and technology workshops. Core learning areas such as Religious Education, English, Maths and Science are taught by their class teacher.  There is a focus on Inquiry Based Learning through the lens of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), which encourages our students to be curious and experiment.

We develop educational programs incorporating robust, hands-on and purposeful learning tasks that integrate digital technology and engage students in an active and exciting curriculum. We recognise each child's individuality and offer a variety of approaches to suit unique learning styles. These include opportunities to manipulate materials as well as activities that use a multi-sensory approach. Learning Plans are developed to ensure that individualised learning needs are being met. This is done in consultation with parents and the child.

Our class teachers know the stories of each individual in their class. At the beginning of each year, we set aside academics to focus on social and emotional learning and wellbeing. This is a great investment of time and energy because it helps everyone, especially new class members, to feel settled, welcomed and included in the St Paul's College community.

Our explicit Social and Emotional Learning programs support the wellbeing of each child.  As part of their Pastoral Care Program, students will develop skills in self-awareness and self-management, resilience, socialising and social awareness, healthy bodies, relationship formation, group dynamics, decision-making, and cooperation.

Enquire about enrolment or request an information package here.

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