Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission

At St Joseph's School, our mission is to embrace the Catholic ethos and build on Mary MacKillop's legacy to provide opportunities for everyone to be creative learners and develop to their full potential in this ever changing world.

Our Vision

We are a school that nurtures every child to be a successful learner with the support of parents/caregivers, the local parish and wider community. Each child is respected as an individual as we assist them to lead fulfilling and productive lives guided by the Gospel values.

Our Values

Faith and Religious Education, Learning, Community and Culture, Resources.

Faith & Religious Education

It is important to us that all members of the school community develop:

  • their faith and relationship with God through Jesus' teachings
  • self-worth and personal responsibility while contributing to God's loving plan
  • an appreciation of social justice through our Josephite tradition


It is important to us that all members of the school community:

  • are seen to have unlimited potential
  • are provided with every opportunity to succeed in a contemporary educational setting
  • are supported in their learning by the collection of evidence and analysis of data
  • develop a love of learning through being able to express their creativity

Community & Culture

At St Joseph's School we are committed to:

  • creating a vibrant faith community where everyone feels welcomed and appreciated
  • fostering connectedness between students, staff, parents/caregivers, St Anacletus Parish and the wider community
  • recognising and using the skills of everyone in the school community


At St Joseph's School we are committed to:

  • building capacity of individuals and groups within the school community
  • effective stewardship of resources to ensure they are used wisely and sustainability
  • creating a safe environment for everyone