St Patrick's School in Stawell provides a contemporary education for students from Foundation to Grade 6 and has strong links with the local parish. It is supportive of and supported by the wider community. We aim to foster a community atmosphere which is centered on the vision of Christ for a just, compassionate and tolerant world. In all aspects of school life we care for the wellbeing of all members of our community.
We make every effort to provide a safe and supportive environment so that students feel safe and are free from harm.
Our educational endeavours promote the dignity, integrity and respect for the individual.
There is an emphasis on inquiry learning across the curriculum which reflects twenty first century learning. Technology is embedded throughout the school and is an integral part of the students' daily learning opportunities. In addition to this pedagogical foundation we offer Chinese, Art, Sport, Science and Performing Arts experiences of outreach to the local and wider community.
St Patrick's school is founded on the Josephite tradition and has modern facilities which are set in attractive, spacious grounds. Our sustainability centre, including chooks, vegie gardens and an orchard, offers exciting opportunities for all students to grow in their knowledge of sustainable living for the future. Our nurturing environment allows all students the opportunity to explore the imaginative, contemplative and playful aspects of themselves and others.
St. Patrick’s School is a community which reflects and celebrates Christ as its centre. By honouring our story we value our whole community. By coming together our vision is for a loving, just, compassionate and tolerant world.
Prayer We nurture and grow our relationship with God as members of a faith community.
Care We foster recognition of difference, compassion for others and the strength to act on our beliefs.
Learning We develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills essential to reaching our full potential as life-long learners.
In the tradition of St. Patrick, we are committed to:
As a child safe school, in line with Ministerial Order 870, St Patrick's Primary Stawell is committed to the implementation and ongoing maintenance of child safe standards.