St Mary's War Memorial School
New South Wales, Australia
About St Mary's War Memorial School
St Mary’s War Memorial School is a Catholic, co-educational, K-6 primary school located in the south-western New South Wales town of West Wyalong. It is part of the school system operated by the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn and is a school which was established in 1897 by the Sisters of Mercy. It has a current student population of 105. Teaching staff committed to ongoing excellence in teaching and learning who strive to be members of a community of faith are considered to be invaluable to the school’s future.
Mrs Robyn Akehurst
Top quality and current ICT resources are present in each of the school’s classrooms and the school playground features spacious well-maintained grounds that include play equipment, shaded play areas and attractive gardens.
Curriculum implementation at St Mary’s Memorial school utilises the ‘Quality Teaching Framework’ ensuring that students learn in a positive environment that is challenging and is meeting their needs. The NSW Board of Studies Syllabuses comprise the curriculum content in the six key learning areas along with the Catholic Education Office Document “Treasures New and Old’ for the Religious Education component. A wide range of extra-curricula activities also supports the academic curriculum with sport being a prominent feature.
The St Mary’s War Memorial School prides itself on ‘sowing Christian values and nurturing relationships; cultivating excellence and rising to challenges; and appreciating success and celebrating awards.’