About Us

St Therese Catholic Primary School is a parish primary school, which is an integral part of the local Catholic community.

Whilst Religious Education, literacy and numeracy are the core purpose of our school, significant achievements have been made in other Key Learning Areas. Our school’s extra curricula program and lunchtime clubs include many areas of student interest.

SCHOOL HISTORY


1885    Mascot Parish is established under the name of Botany.

1940    A new School and Church are opened on the present                 site.  The Parish name is changed to Mascot under the                patronage of Saint Therese of Lisieux.

1954    Major extensions to the original small school are                          undertaken.

1979    Further extensions to the school accommodate three                  streams.

1981    The school is staffed and administered by lay teachers.

1984    'The Bottleyard,' in Harris Street is purchased to provide              additional playground space.

2008    A major refurbishment of the school administration                     block, Year 1 and Year 2 classrooms and library occurs.

2010    Stage 2 of the building project was completed, including              12 new classrooms, a multipurpose room, outdoor                      learning spaces, landscaping and amphitheatre.

2011    The new parish hall is completed as part of the Building              the Education Revolution (BER) funding.


 

School Prayer & Song

School Prayer
 
Father in Heaven,
We the family of our school,
Ask you to unite us all in love, truth and courage.
We want to love You and each other.
We want to learn the truth that Jesus taught us.
Give us the courage to live good lives.
Help us to treat each other as special members of our school family.
 
School Song

We've got to connect to grow
We've got to engage to grow
We've got to know Jesus
to grow and be our best

Learning is our passport to the future
Love and Courage every day of our lives
We are the children of St Therese Mascot, we will fly

We do the little things well
Respect our school and ourselves
We learn together as a team in harmony

Learning is our passport to the future
Love and Courage every day of our lives
We are the children of St Therese Mascot, we will fly... we will fly...

Have you got a growth mindset?
Have you got a growth mindset?
Have you got a growth mindset?
Get ready to jet set!

Learning is our passport to the future
Love and Courage every day of our lives
We are the children of St Therese Mascot, we will fly...
We are the children of St Therese Mascot, we will fly...

Have you got a growth mindset?
Have you got a growth mindset?
Have you got a growth mindset?
We're gonna jet set!