St Bernard's Primary School
New South Wales, Australia
About St Bernard's Primary School
St Bernard's Primary School is an independent, co-educational, Catholic Primary school in Batehaven, New South Wales. The school is located in the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn, and caters for 390 students from Kindergarten to Year 6.
The St Bernard's School Hall can seat 1200 people. Inside the hall there is a full-sized basketball and netball court, as well as a stage, complete with state of the art light and sound facilities.
There is a school canteen that students help run which provides an educational environment for learning cooperation, courtesy and money management.
The school has an out of hours and vacation after school care programme in which students participate in art and craft, cooking and games.
The curriculum is followed as outlined by the NSW Board of Studies. Students participate in all Key Learning Areas from Kindergarten to Year 6 - Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Human Society and Its Environment, Science and Technology, Creative Arts and Personal Development/Health/Physical Education.
All students from Kindergarten to Year Six are provided with one French lesson per week. The school is developing a partnership with Carroll College Broulee to provide opportunities for the students to become immersed in the French language and culture.
St Bernard's School's ethos is divided between its Vision and Mission. It’s Vision is to foster a learning environment based on St John’s Gospel “That All May Be One”, while the Mission includes the aims of providing excellence in Primary education, nurturing a living experience of faith and developing responsible citizens.