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Canberra Trip

Each year our Grade 6 students undertake an educational tour of our Nation’s Capital, Canberra.  Students are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational programs with a focus on Australia’s history, culture, heritage and democracy.    ...

175th Sculpture

One of last year’s special projects as part of our 175th Celebrations was the installation of an art piece by Folko Kooper. Our ‘Sit with St.John’ piece was completed over the Summer holidays 2019 and we invite families to come and have a look at......

‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ 2018 Musical

Every second year students from grade 4 to grade 6 get the opportunity to audition and take part in a musical production.  In August 2018 our musical ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ took place and it was a great success.  After much rehearsing and excitement the......

175th Anniversary Celebration Day

On Wednesday the 27th of June 2018 St John’s Catholic School celebrated our 175th Anniversary.  Our school was originally founded in 1843 by Father Butler, who engaged the services of Michael O’Keefe to establish and run the school. The school commenced in 1843 with only 20......

St John’s Catholic School, 175th Anniversary Celebrations Begin!

On Friday March 16, we celebrated ‘Bands by the Bridge’.  Raising money to refurbish the Old School House, families listened to fabulous music, shared local food and enjoyed a community evening together.  With well over two hundred attendees, it was a fantastic way to welcome......

History Wall

During May 2017 we officially opened and presented our History Wall, plaques and new front sign.  This project commenced in 2011 with Denise Long and included extensive planning by Marcus Donnelly, Donna Caruso and Dave Shering.  The wall is an opportunity for learning and reflection and......