St Columba's Catholic Primary School

Kindergarten - Year 6
South Perth, Western Australia

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St. Columba’s Catholic Primary School is committed to the total development of the whole child in a nurturing family community, revealing Jesus Christ.

30 York Street (cnr Forrest Street)
PO Box 8307
South Perth WA 6151
admin@stcolumbassp.wa.edu.au

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Our Vision

Fostering a nurturing and supportive Catholic school community we empower students to harness their full potential to become caring, confident and connected members of society. In the spirit of our history with the Sisters of Mercy, the Sisters of St Joseph and St Mary of the Cross MacKillop, we live with courage, trust and openness

Our Beliefs

Our fundamental Christian beliefs are:

  • Each human being is a unique creation made in God’s image, possessing inherent dignity and worth.
  • Education is about learning what it means to be human, and that in Jesus Christ we have a model we can follow.
  • Education is a means of discovering a personal meaning in life, of liberating and Empowering individuals to take charge of their own lives and contribute to the society in which they live.
  • Education encourages the development of individuals by fostering a sense of their own worth, the value and dignity of human life, and of responsibility for and service to others.
  • Education facilitates an integration of faith, life and culture.

Our Values

Guided by our Christian beliefs, our values focus on:

  • Nurturing a living faith.
  • Promoting justice and service to others.
  • Striving for excellence in all we do.
  • Fostering joy in learning.
  • Respecting the dignity of each person.
  • Creating and maintaining a caring and inclusive school community.

School Goals

In line with its strategic plan St. Columba’s endeavours:

  • To lead children to know and love Jesus so that they may follow his example in their own lives.
  • To provide a loving and caring environment in which children can develop to their full potential spiritually, academically, physically, socially and emotionally.
  • To affirm, respect and develop the individuality and God-given gifts of each child, staff member and school community member.
  • To provide a sense of security and hope through encouragement of self-esteem and sound relationships with others and with God.
  • To develop an informed awareness of Church teachings and prepare students for their life in a rapidly changing society.
  • To encourage the parents’ role in their child’s education.
  • To develop a staff community in which each member is encouraged to grow and develop in faith for the benefit of themselves, the whole staff, the children and the wider school community.