Holy Name Primary School

New South Wales, Australia

Location: New South Wales, Australia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed

About Holy Name Primary School

Holy Name Primary School is a co-educational, K-6 Catholic primary school located in the Great Lakes Region at Forster, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. The school has over 50 years of proud history serving its community and currently educates 330 students as a member of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Staff committed to striving for academic excellence in a supportive Christian environment is considered a major assets to the school.


Mr Christopher Waters


Holy Name Primary School is a 21st Century learning community that immerses its students in a learning environment rich in modern resources and facilities. Highly renowned throughout the region as a healthy active school, the school’s kitchen garden program, school band and sporting teams reap the benefit of the school’s wonderful resources and have brought significant acknowledgement to the school.


The creation of teaching and learning programs at Holy Name Primary School aims to bring about academic excellence for the students. This is carried out by way of close reference to the NSW Board of Studies Curriculum Syllabuses and devised programs are delivered within a highly supportive and Christian environment. Regular revision of teaching strategies and practices is carried out in order to ensure the maintenance of quality teaching. Classroom teacher efforts are strongly supported by a learning support team who offer targeted support for individual students.

School ethos

Catholic identity permeates all that is seen, said and done at Holy Name Primary School. A school motto of ’Concern for others’ is indeed central to what the school community stands for as they strive to achieve academic excellence for their students.


Address: 41 Lake Street, Forster, New South Wales, 2428, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6554 6504