Congratulations St. John's Year Six students on being the winners of the Cluster 4 Debating Competition 2019. 
Your peers and teachers are very proud of your dedication to researching topics, working as a team to develop strong arguments and your public speaking skills.  

Principal's Message

At St John’s Auburn, every student is valued as a learner.

We have a strong belief that all of our students are unique and progress at different rates.

We strongly believe all students are capable of being successful in their learning when challenged appropriately within our supportive and stimulating learning environments.

We place a high emphasis on addressing the learning needs of all our students,

including our high achieving learners.

We believe in the importance of teamwork and we are skilled educators in responding to the changing needs of our students.

We consistently use goal setting with all of our students and explicitly teach the St. John’s learning values that include:


Is the glue that bonds you to your goals


Is winning the battle within yourself


Is the brain having fun!


We belong to one world, recognise, reach out and respond


Together we achieve more!

Our points of difference at St. John’s Auburn:

  • A strong school improvement agenda which celebrates excellent student growth;

  • Dedicated and approachable staff who are committed to working in partnership with families;

  • High priority is placed on building and maintaining positive Christian relationships;  

  • Quality Religious Education program;

  • Close partnership with the St. John of God Parish Auburn;

  • We celebrate our rich cultural diversity;

  • A safe, respectful and inclusive community;

  • Social well-being of students is of the highest priority;

  • We effectively handle all challenging situations confidentially and with respect;

  • We encourage student leadership within the life of the school,

  • Continuous pathway of learning that starts in Kindergarten at St John's and continues through to Year 12 at Trinity Catholic College;

  • We promote the sporting pathways offered by Sydney Catholic Schools for students with athletic talents;

  • Students enjoy playing on our expansive playground space as well as the opportunities for gardening and passive play;

  • After-school care service available;

  • A variety of extracurricular opportunities in the school hall including Kung-Fu, Ballet and Zumba.

Yours in partnership,

Louise Maguire