Mission

At Holy Spirit School we:

  • Live our Catholic faith
  • Inspire learning
  • Exemplify best teaching practice
  • Celebrate our achievements and successes
  • Respect differences and embrace diversity
  • Work collaboratively and build community

Our School

At Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School, we strive to build an inclusive, caring and stimulating environment, where students are offered the best opportunities to succeed academically, spiritually, emotionally, physically and socially.

As a Catholic school community we value:

  • relationships shaped by the Gospel;
  • shared spiritual growth;
  • quality teaching and learning;
  • individuality and diversity;
  • creativity;
  • teamwork and support;
  • innovative curriculum and pedagogy; and,
  • justice and peace.

To assist each student to reach his/her potential, we are committed to being a vibrant and welcoming community where strong partnerships amongst children, parents, staff and the community are built and maintained.

Our Joint Campus

Holy Spirit Primary School opened in 1996 and operates under the policies and guidelines issued by the Catholic Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Holy Spirit School is a partner in the historic educational initiative of the joint campus at Nicholls, and shares joint facilities with Gold Creek School. The shared facilities comprise of the library, computer network, canteen, hall, main car park, covered area and the ovals. The operation of the joint facilities is co-ordinated by the Joint Management Committee.

Holy Spirit School Handbook

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Early Learning Centre Handbook

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Governance

School Board

The board has a decision-making role in certain policy areas and an advisory role in others. In the areas where it has responsibility for the development of policy the Board operates within the guidelines of the Catholic Education Commission and Catholic Education Office. Decision making on the Board is based on discernment and consensus rather than on the parliamentary model.

Members are elected by the community every two years and meet regularly during the year. Members on the School Board are as follows:

Jarrod Howard

Chairperson

Treasurer

Brad Gaynor

Principal

Cath King

Deputy Chairperson

Fabiola Viana de Freitas

P & F Representative

Anna D'Amico

Assistant Principal

Nicole Baker

Secretary

Cath King

Parent Representative

Samantha Bartley

Staff Representative

Parents & Friends Association

Holy Spirit has an extremely hard working P&F who have raised money to purchase many valuable resources for students and teachers, fund a variety of programs for students to access, and so much more.

All parents of children enrolled in the school are automatically members of the P&F, and are encouraged to attend the meetings to support the children and families at Holy Spirit. The P&F meet at 7pm on Mondays in Weeks 4 and 8 of each term.

Policies – Policies are currently being updated.

Click here to download information about our Positive Behaviour Policy.

Click here to download information about our Complaint Policy.

Click here to download information about our Parent Code of Conduct Policy.

Click here to download information about our School Uniform Policy.

Click here to download information about our Sports Grant Policy.

Annual Report

Click here to view 2016 Annual Report.

Click here to view the 2017 Annual Improvement Plan