Mission Statement

Religious Education

The Religious Education Policy, Prayer and Sacramental Statements will enable us to;

  • nurture each person’s development and relationship with God
  • teach Religious Education in accordance with the Framework from Catholic Education Melbourne – Knowledge & Understanding (seeking truth), Reasoning & Responding (making meaning), Personal & Communal Engagement (living story).
  • provide opportunities for the community to celebrate our faith
  • offer the opportunity to participate in the sacramental program
  • ensuring that Catholic beliefs, teachings and values permeate learning experiences and teaching practices
  • be respectful of all religious backgrounds
  • assist all in their continuing faith journey


Relationships are the key to learning. To build authentic relationships within our Community we will;

  • Create a sense of belonging and provide a welcome for all
  • Embrace difference and diversity 
  • Ensure all community members are treated with respect
  • Create opportunities for dialogue and engagement to develop a deep knowledge of our community
  • Plan strategically to effectively involve all families
  • Build a culture of learning together which will enable all to flourish
  • Develop and build on the capacity of parents and staff to support school learning
  • collaborate and engage with the wider community
  • Meet families in a climate of trust, collaboration and cooperation


Under the guidance and integration of policies encompassing Wellbeing, it is our mission to:

  • Implement the EXCEL (Enable, Connect, Engage, Learn) Wellbeing Framework, devised by the Catholic Education Melbourne (2018)
  • Comply with Child Safe Standards [Ministerial Order 870]
  • Adopt strategies from the Berry Street Educational Model where the domains of Body, Stamina, Engagement and Character are anchored by Relationship
  • Works towards shared and consistent expectations for all students
  • Foster a willingness to learn by building on self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Provide intervention for those students at most risk
  • continue the process of Restorative Practices using our Positive School Behaviour Policy
  • refer to the School Counsellor and other agencies for those families and students who require additional support and guidance
  • encourage compassion and empathy for others
  • develop more mindful, thoughtful, self- aware and resilient students who are better able to manage themselves in stressful situations

Learning and Teaching

Our Learning, Teaching & Assessment Policies will enable us to:

  • cater for individual needs and learning styles
  • provide opportunities for collaboration
  • use data as evidence to drive the decision-making process of structured learning
  • give oral and written feedback on student performance so that it may empower students to set achievable goals
  • provide multiple means of engagement and expression
  • provide an environment which is safe and welcoming
  • create a stimulating learning environment where Learning intentions and Success Criteria are clearly visible
  • provide broad learning experiences and resources appropriate to our learning goals
  • be open to current initiatives in education and investigate/instigate change when necessary in order to achieve our Learning Goals
  • acknowledge and celebrate success at all levels