ABOUT ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL
The school is located on the main road into Tawa and has a wide catchment area that extends from Johnsonville to Whitby. Facilities include large, sunny classrooms, a well-stocked, computerised library, and a school hall for indoor activities. Outside the children enjoy wide expansive grounds with trees to hide in and shelter under on hot sunny days.
St Francis Xavier School is a Catholic school attended by children from Year 1 to Year 6. The school crest is that of the Brigidine Sisters who have been connected with the school since its inception in 1960. The school is a safe and happy place where every child is a valued member of a caring and supportive community. St Francis Xavier is a family centred school where parents are encouraged to become involved. People communicate well with each other and the school enjoys strong support from parents and the wider Parish community.
St Francis Xavier School
Our school values are Strength and Gentleness. Tu māia, tu aroha. This is the motto of the Brigandine Sisters.
Here today, at St Francis Xavier we talk about Strength of mind, gentleness of heart.