Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Star of the Sea Catholic School; School Has Vision for Family and Community Focus

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Star of the Sea Catholic School; School Has Vision for Family and Community Focus

Article excerpt

STAR of the Sea Catholic Primary School is a parish school set in a bushland setting in Torquay.

Our school began in 1984 and has grown to a two-stream school from Prep to Year 7.

Our vision for Star of the Sea School was to provide a quality education within our Australian Catholic tradition where children were happy, motivated and challenged to do their best.

This environment is created in partnership with The Hervey Bay City Catholic Parish, Brisbane Catholic Education, parents and since 2003, with Xavier Catholic College.

Parents play an extremely important role in this partnership.

By working together teachers and parents are able to provide a better educational environment for the student.

Parent participation in so many aspects of the school has helped create a family school that is more than just a physical place.

It is a community, founded in the parish and extended to those seeking its values.

We have prided ourselves on our community involvement, our participation in academic, sporting and cultural events, and our care and support of our students and their families. …

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