St Joseph’s is committed to delivering excellence in learning and teaching. We are an extremely well resourced school in both physical and human capital. Our staff are committed to our Brisbane Catholic Education Mission to Teach, Challenge and Transform. We inspire our students with a love of learning and a heart of hope as they are empower to shape and enrich our world.
Our aspiration is to grow engagement, progress, achievement and well being for every student by:
We are committed to our strong Catholic identity as we aspire to strengthen our capacity to lead, engage and teach with a re-contextualised Catholic world-view. We sustain our Catholic identity through the delivery of our Religious Curriculum and through example of our Religious Life of our School as we grow holistic and inclusively the faith formation of our students, staff and parents.
St Joseph's is committed to offering high quality opportunities for your child to strive, thrive and achieve in all areas: academically, physically, culturally, spirituality and socially. Not just in the classroom with our Curriculum offerings but outside the classroom as well.
Before and after school tennis lessons with external contractor.
Before and after school clubs: Netball Club, KM Running Club, St Joey's Athletics Club, Chess Club, Homework Club.
Robotics: Curriculum-based and extra-curricular clubs: ICT Explorers and Brain Raiders.
Instrumental music lessons with external contractors: piano, guitar, strings, woodwind, brass, percussion.
Music Choirs: Junior and Senior.
School based Instrumental Music Programme in Year 4.
School Bands: Junior & Senior.
Strings Ensembles: Junior & Senior.
Tournament of the Minds, STEAM, Debating and other external or interschool competitions and initiatives.
Partnership in Middle Years with Griffith University: STEAM project.
Sporting Schools Grants & external sports development officers working in partnership with St Joseph's and HPE specialist.
Swimming lessons: Year 3 to 6 (Term 1). Prep to Year 2 (Term 4). Swimming Carnivals and Fun Day.
Gala Sports: Interschool competition, QC Netball Cup, Zone Carnivals and opportunities to represent at District and Regional Carnivals.
Before and After School Sporting Opportunities: Futsal, Basketball, Martial Arts, Soccer, AFL, Rookies2Reds.
Before and After School Cultural opportunities: Speech & Drama, Physical Culture Classes, Hip Hop Classes.
After School Dance Troupe Group.
Student Leadership opportunities: We are committed to promoting and strengthening Student
Voice: Student Council, Buddies Program, Committee Service Groups.
Educational School Camps: supporting the relevant curriculum. Year 6 Canberra Trip.
We work in close partnership with Jubilee Parish: Students are offered Sacramental Program through the Parish.
Mindfulness Practices and Classroom Yoga.