St Augustine’s Primary School COFFS HARBOUR
New South Wales, Australia
About St Augustine’s Primary School COFFS HARBOUR
Catering for students aged five to 12, St Augustine's Primary School looks to provide a holistic education for the children of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales. The school is part of St Augustine’s Parish Coffs Harbour and is a member of the Lismore Diocese School system. St Augustine’s School has a student enrolment of over 680 children in seven cohort groups.
Mr Peter Watts
St Augustine's Primary School boasts a state of the art library (known as the LARC – Library and Resource Centre), administration building and three new learning centres. Each classroom has a number of internet connected computers with all cohorts having a minimum of 20 computers and notebooks for daily use. Every classroom has an interactive whiteboard. The school has digital cameras, iPads, wireless keyboards and other relevant technological devices.
The school strictly adheres to covering the key learning areas outlined in the Primary Catholic School Curriculum in New South Wales. Students can expect comprehensive education in the areas of religious education, English, mathematics, science and technology, human society and its environment, creative arts and, personal development, health and physical education. The school's extra-curricular opportunities include school choir, gardening club, a Mission program, Primary Research Competition, school socials, a chess club and visits by cultural groups.
St Augustine’s strives to be an innovative learning community by providing diverse opportunities. The School's core mission is to witness the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the children in their care. In an atmosphere of care and concern, where each child is valued for their uniqueness, the school aims to provide an excellent education, so that all children can attain their full potential spiritually, academically, socially, culturally and physically.