St Paul's Primary School

New South Wales, Australia

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

About St Paul's Primary School

St Paul’s Primary School is a two stream K-6, Catholic school located in the town of Rutherford, within the Hunter Valley area of New South Wales. The school currently encompasses 17 classes with a total student enrolment of 450. The school commenced operation in 1957. The school comprised of two sites up until 1981 when the current site was the recipient of significant development to accommodate the entire K-6 population.


Mr Doug Garnett


St Paul’s School Primary is a large well-resourced K-6 primary school that operates on a site which has undergone significant change, additions and refurbishments since it’s opening in 1957. Today much of the school site is reflective of a modern primary school offering a wide range of quality, comfortable, welcoming learning environments for its 450 students.


The overall curriculum at St Pauls’ School has a strong Religious component that is taught alongside the six key learning areas drawn from the NSW Board of Studies Syllabuses. The curriculum is delivered within a nurturing and caring environment whereby the school’s team of dedicated and experienced teachers provide a positive and enriching program, all the while appreciating the individual needs and interests of the each student.

School ethos

The school motto of St Paul‘s Primary School ‘Stand firm in Faith’ is a daily reminder that the school community is one of faith and this is at the core of all that is undertaken with the school and does in fact, influence the way in which all community members treat each other.


Address: 90A Gillies Street, Rutherford, New South Wales, 2320, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4932 8605