St John's Primary School, Lambton, is a single stream community encompassing Kindergarten to Year 6.
St John’s promotes academic excellence in a supportive and safe environment, encouraging all students to pursue the highest level of achievement. Staff of St John’s are dedicated to achieving the highest standards possible based on reflective practice, data driven research and evidence-based teaching to ensure progress and growth in learning. St John’s strives to meet the needs of all students, providing a quality academic curriculum that develops the uniqueness and potential of each student.
Going from strength to strength, all classrooms contain modern facilities including the latest print and digital teaching resources, interactive whiteboards, new furnishings and air-conditioning, allowing students to incorporate 21st century technology into their learning.
Students have ready access to a myriad of facilities including 12 hectares of parkland, recreational equipment, tennis courts, soccer fields, a Library and an Olympic swimming and diving pool.
St John’s offers a range of sports across the internal and external sporting program, allowing students to compete at representative levels in swimming, athletics, cross country, netball, tennis, soccer, rugby league, rugby union, AFL, touch football, hockey, basketball and softball. Students can also participate in organised programs such as gymnastics, swimming lessons, local weekly netball and soccer competitions, as well as the school developed ‘Harmony Games’ and skill based clinics that allow them to enhance their skill development and good sportsmanship.
Students from St John’s participate in a multitude of learning experiences and opportunities in the area of Creative Arts, with a qualified music teacher delivering a comprehensive music, dance and drama program to all students on a weekly basis. All students are encouraged to participate in the whole school musical, audition for ASPIRE, perform in the school band or choir, receive private music, piano or guitar lessons and learn hip-hop and street tap. These experiences offer students opportunities for personal expression, enjoyment, creative action, imagination, emotional response, aesthetic pleasure and the creation of shared meanings.
The school community recognises that parents are the first educators of their children and assists families in the development of their children, with the St John's Parents and Friends Association seen as an integral component of the school's structure.
St John’s also takes action to reduce its environmental footprint by working to promote positive environmental initiatives such as planting a school garden, educating the school community on reducing consumption, monitoring of the school’s waste and increasing recycling.
Students of St John's Primary School, Lambton, are encouraged to continue their Catholic education by attending St Pius X High School, Adamstown.