St Mary's Primary School
New South Wales, Australia
About St Mary's Primary School
Within the Archdiocese of Canberra, Goulburn, St Mary’s Primary School is a co-educational, K-6, Catholic primary school located in the town of Young, that lies in the hilltops region of the south-western slopes of New South Wales. The school, that was founded and originally staffed by the Presentation Sisters, today has a student enrolment of 370. Staff committed to supporting each student to achieve their full potential through the provision of dynamic and engaging learning experiences are considered to be major assets to the school community.
An array of quality resources and technology support the teaching and learning programs at St Mary’s Primary School. An impressive school library is a prominent learning centre within the school, whilst the playground features expansive, grassy playing fields and colourful, safe play equipment. An assembly hall and large shady areas beneath well-established trees offer additional, excellent, passive play areas.
The curriculum at St Mary’s Primary School is designed to help students to learn to their optimum capacity and engagement and is based on the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of how learning takes place. The school has a strong literacy and numeracy focus and in association with programs in other key learning areas, each student is availed of a balanced and focused curriculum. An additional subject for all students, is the language of Indonesian, that has evolved into an important component of the fabric of the school culture. A comprehensive co-curricula program also exists with Art, Drama, Music and Sport featuring prominently. Religious Education is also a school priority.
St Mary’s Primary School aims to provide each student with a quality education that is focused on academic excellence and character development within a positive and nurturing Christian community.