Welcome to St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Carnarvon.
Hello, my name is Steve O’Halloran and I am the Principal of St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School, Carnarvon. Welcome to our website. Here, you’ll find all the information you need about our school. Please feel free to browse, read current and past newsletters, find out about upcoming events and school procedures, and discover what makes our school a welcoming, friendly environment where the dignity of each person is respected and nurtured and all encouraged to do their best.
St Mary’s is a Catholic, co-educational school catering for students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 10. The individual’s learning needs are a priority for all staff at St Mary’s, Carnarvon. We believe all students have the right and capacity to learn and be fully integrated members of our community, capable of caring for the needs of others. To do this, Christ is our model of how we interact and treat each other.
St Mary’s has a proud history in the town of Carnarvon. The school began in 1906 under the leadership of the Presentation Sisters who guided the school till the first lay principal was appointed in 1996. The charism of the Sisters exists in the school to this day and we are proud of the heritage and legacy they have left us. St Mary’s is a community school with active parent groups in the Parents and Friends and School Board. Parents are also encouraged to participate in the classes and assist in curriculum areas such as reading, maths, sport, home economics and outdoor pursuits to name but a few.
The staff at St Mary’s are a committed and caring group. The intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of our students are catered for enthusiastically by our committed team. Every student is known to us here at St Mary’s and we ensure that they are supported and encouraged in all their school pursuits to the best of their ability. We care about every child.
I hope you find what you’re looking for at this site, if not, please feel free to contact the school. We are always more than happy to speak to others about our terrific school.
Yours in Christ,