Welcome from the Principal
Welcome by Father Tony Dunn
Mission and Vision Statement
Policies and Procedures
Becoming Church Programme and Monday Meditation
Sports Curriculum and Sports Teams
The Caring Shed
Board of Trustees
After School Activities
SMCS Protocols & Managing Omicron
Attendance Dues and Financial Contributions
Request for School to Administer Medication
Holidays and Extended Leave
Layout of School Grounds
Term Dates 2022
Term Dates 2023
School Privacy and Permission Form
Report an Absence
Update Contact Details
Literacy Years 1-3
Literacy Years 4-6
Maths Learning Links
To create opportunities for personal encounter with Christ
To care for, acknowledge and nurture our diverse community of learners
To inspire our students to take ownership and responsibility of their learning
To foster a connected community through open communication and regular interaction
Care and Well-being:
To strengthen spiritual, physical, social and emotional well-being (hauora) of students, staff and community
Special Catholic Character Goals
To develop in each child a knowledge, understanding and respect for the Catholic faith and a love of Jesus.
Pastoral care is fostered amongst children and the wider school and Parish community.
To live our Catholic faith.
To be other centered, not self-centered.
To know about the Josephite Charism through St Mary of the Cross MacKillop and how this can positively impact on our daily actions.
To embed and sustain effective teaching practices so that each child will attain and exceed targets across the curriculum.
To have in place effective data collection, analysis and measurement systems to accurately monitor performance against targets.
In conjunction with our core curriculum, provide resources and teaching programmes that encompass gifted and talented, sports, special needs, cultural and religious education.
To recruit, develop and retain the highest quality personnel both teaching and support.
To create, sustain and develop an environment, both physical and emotional, that is conducive to learning.
To prepare children for their next stage of learning in an environment that encourages high standards of achievement and a love of learning.
An environment where everyone in our School community feels safe and is aware of their rights and responsibilities.
To continually move forward, through innovation, creativity and endeavour.