Vision and Mission

Mission Statement

Together, at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, where we are Inspiring Hearts and Opening Minds:

We aspire to follow in the footsteps of Mary MacKillop; to ‘Never see a need without doing something about it.’

We are committed to developing an authentic Catholic school which shares in the evangelising mission of the Church, placing

Jesus at the centre of all learning.

We value each person as an individual, embracing diversity and building positive relationships in partnership with our parents and


Vision Statement

Together, at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, where we are Inspiring Hearts and Opening Minds:

We are committed to developing successful learners who are self-reliant and confident individuals; 

giving them hope and optimism for the future.

We provide opportunities for each individual to reach their full potential by fostering their development as 

active, creative and collaborative learners.

Vision For Learning

At St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Riverwood, we open our 
hearts and minds to learning by being 
and CREATIVE learners.

To be an ACTIVE learner, I will:
  •  - strive to reach my potential
    • - become a critical thinker
      • - take ownership of my learning
To be a COLLABORATIVE learner, I will:
- share with others
- listen to and respect ideas of others
- work as a team player

To be a CREATIVE learner, I will:
- contribute my own ideas and value those of others
- use opportunities to be creative in my thinking
- persist with tasks that are challenging