St Francis Xavier's Primary School, Belmont embraces the dynamic nature of education by providing quality learning programs in a challenging environment that caters for and respects the unique needs of each student.
St Francis Xavier’s has a deep commitment to supporting the community through raising money or collecting goods for the St Vincent de Paul Society, supporting the work of Caritas and other local charity organisations. St Francis Xavier’s proudly participates in local community events such as the annual Anzac Day March. Senior students visit local preschools for occasions such as “Simultaneous Story Time” and local Preschools join in on Easter Hat and Book Week Parades. Our school Choir performs at the local aged care facility at least twice per year.
As well as a strong academic program, the school provides a breadth and depth of experiences in STEM, art, drama, music and sport. Students K-6 take part in specialised lessons in gymnastics and dance throughout the year. The school offers a range of sports both within the school and across region, diocesan and inter-diocesan level. Students have the opportunity to compete at representative levels in areas including swimming, cross country, athletics, netball, tennis, soccer, rugby league, rugby union and touch football
St Francis Xavier's learning programs are created to develop students academically, intellectually, aesthetically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. The school’s contemporary learning approach aims to empower students with the knowledge, skills and capacities to respond creatively to the challenges of the world. We offer enrichment opportunities and cater for the diverse learning needs for all students across the grades. Our committed staff is focused on student achievement in all areas of learning and we achieve commendable results in Literacy, Numeracy and Religious Literacy.
A before and after school care service is provided to St Francis Xavier’s by Active OOSH Floraville. Active OOSH provides well-supervised transport to and from St Francis Xavier’s each day and operates in the morning from 6.30am to 9am and in the afternoon from 3pm to 6pm.
Students of St Francis Xavier's Primary School, Belmont are encouraged to continue their Catholic education by attending St Mary's Catholic College, Gateshead.