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Saint Patrick's School is located in the rural Riverina city of Griffith. Griffith is part of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. The school can be found adjacent to the Sacred Heart Church, has modern facilities and large playing areas for our students.
We have students from Kindergarten to Year 6 with three classes at each year level.
St Patrick's School is part of the Sacred Heart Parish. We are a welcoming community which provides a safe and secure environment, within which our students receive high quality education in all Key Learning Areas. Our staff are fully committed to their vocation as Christian educators.
Saint Patrick's is a systemic Catholic School which operates under the guidelines and policies of the Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Wagga Wagga. The Catholic Schools Office in Wagga directly assists us with many aspects of school life.
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AUTHOR VISIT - MICHAEL SALMON
Author, illustrator and Cartoonist, Michael Salmon will be visiting our school next month. He has been involved in Children's literature, TV, and graphics for many years. He has written and illustrated over 170 picture storybooks and activity books for young readers. His titles including Alexander the Bunyip, Who Did It?, The Monster who ate Australia and Pirate Gold to name a few.
Where: Father O' Dea Hall
When: Tuesday, 9th August, 2016
Cost: $ 3.50
Please send money in an envelope with your child's name and class by the 3rd of August .
BOOK WEEK 2016
The Book Week Theme for 2016 is Australia-Story Country.
Book Week celebrations will take place on Wednesday 24th August in the Father O'Dea Hall.
Ideas for Kids Book Week costumes are endless. Children could dress up as a Kangaroo, Koala, Wombat or Possum. Your child's costume may reflect the Aboriginal Dream Time stories or even go back to the early settlers or convicts. You could choose to dress up as a character from a book stories like The Rainbow Serpent, The Magic Pudding, Blinky Bill and of course Waltzing Matilda! You could choose to dress up as a famous Australian , sportsperson or as a true blue Aussie ! Your child may also choose to dress up as their favourite character from a book. A Book Fair will run for the entire week of Book week in our Library. Check the newsletter and Facebook for updates on this fun Book Week event!
St Patrick’s school is now seeking expressions of interest for Kindergarten children for 2017. If your intention is to be part of our community here at St Patrick’s then please telephone the office on 6964 2888 for details. Our office staff are more than happy to answer any
questions you may have. I encourage all friends and parents to look at this website for information about our school.
Please click here to access the enrolment page or for more information, please contact the Enrolments Officer Lorraine on 6964 2888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
P & F NEWS
Save the Date for our Upcoming Trivia Night The P&F will be holding a School Trivia Night in the Father O'Dea Hall on Saturday 20th August. Tickets are available at trybooking.com/MJMC. Tables of 8 – 10 will be able to be booked at a cost of $15 per head. If you cannot fill a whole table, we can match you up with others to form one or contact Sonia Casanova on 0414673916. All are welcome; invite your family and friends.
Each year thousands of families across Australia prepare their young children to start kindergarten. But there’s more to starting school than just new uniforms, bags and pencil cases. This new radio program called Transitioning to Kindergarten/Primary School is brought to you by the community of Catholic Primary Schools. Guest speakers will share information and tips to help parents make the kindergarten transition as smooth as possible. Click on the links on the left to listen......