St Joseph's Primary School

New South Wales, Australia

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

About St Joseph's Primary School

St Joseph’s Primary School is a small, rural Catholic School in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn and is located in the town of Bombala in the Snowy Mountains Region, 485kms south of Sydney, New South Wales. The school, which was established in 1888, currently serves a student population of 49 and is a vital part of the St Mary’s Parish. Teachers who demonstrate a personal commitment to engage in ongoing personal professional learning are considered major assets to the school.

Acting Principal

Phil Stubbs


St Joseph’s Primary School is a technology rich school that features a strong ICT influence across each of its well-resourced classrooms. It has safe and spacious school grounds that encompass community maintained gardens and abundant areas for the students to play both actively and passively. 


A staff of well-informed, dedicated professional teachers implement the NSW Board of Studies Curriculum in the six Key Learning Areas in association with a quality Religious Program. The school is confident that their high standards of teacher professional development, ensure students of St Josephs are able to access “the finest in 21st Century Education”.

School ethos

St Joseph’s Primary School’s ethos is based on the life of Jesus Christ as expressed through the values of the Gospels. The students are taught the need for inclusion, compassion, thoughtfulness and love for their fellow human beings. They are encouraged to seek out and enjoy the opportunity to do good for others.


Address: 17 Queen Street, Bombala, New South Wales, NSW 2632, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6458 3776