Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School Merbein will provide a Catholic education for each child growing up in our local parish.
In partnership with our parish community, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School will provide a Comprehensive Education by developing in all children the particular qualities which will enable them to contribute to the common good of all society, and is based on the gospel values of: love trust dignity respect freedom forgiveness self-awareness self-discipline
As a Catholic School we act in accordance with Gospel values. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School will provide an environment in which:
each child will be treated with reverence, respect and dignity
an atmosphere of openness and trust exists
the school will be an integral part of the parish and wider community
achieving personal excellence becomes the aim of all learning.
We will provide a Christian learning environment by using a holistic approach to education within a Catholic framework. We will work as a partnership of teachers and parents in supporting the faith development of the children. We will encourage parents to be active participants in the school's decision-making processes and curriculum development. The Parish Leader and Priests of the Regional Catholic Community, under the direction of the Bishop, will assist us in the pastoral and liturgical leadership within the parish. We will provide our students with the opportunity to be active and responsible members of our parish and wider community. We will provide a challenging, comprehensive curriculum for all students.