St Mary’s Primary School BOWRAVILLE

New South Wales, Australia

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

About St Mary’s Primary School BOWRAVILLE

St Mary’s school in Bowraville, New South Wales, is a co-educational, independent primary school and part of the Nambucca Valley Parish. The school, which has been delivering a Catholic education for over 100 years, caters for children from Kindergarten to Year 6. It has a predominately indigenous enrolment.

The school is committed to retaining the traditional indigenous culture of the Gumbaynggirr people and for all its children to keep a connection with their identity.  


Mr Warren Niethe


The school has recently been rebuilt and offers the students and families the latest facilities and Information Technology equipment.


The school provides a comprehensive educational program based on and taught in accordance with the Board of Studies and Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) syllabuses for Primary Education. The Key Learning Areas (KLAs) are English, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Human Society and its Environment, Creative Arts and Personal Development, Health and Physical Education. 

School ethos

St Mary’s motto is ‘Do your Best’ and its mission is to be a community empowering lifelong learners to achieve and make a difference: “I have come so that they may have the life and have it to the full’. (John 10:10)


Address: Carbin Street, Bowraville, New South Wales, NSW 2449, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6564 7369