St Kevin’s Primary School, Cardiff is a boutique school that offers small class sizes with experienced and dedicated staff. The school prioritises 21st century learning and is fully equipped with wireless internet and up-to-date technology.
St Kevin’s provides opportunities for all students to work and achieve at their level, allowing them to participate in Tournament of the Minds, Science and Engineering days, leadership forums and various sporting events. St Kevin’s senior classes attend school camps and have the opportunity to visit Canberra and experience its many cultural and educational facilities.
St Kevin’s students consistently achieve strong NAPLAN results and the school has a Gifted and Talented program targeting both literacy and numeracy, while also catering for the needs of students who may struggle in these areas.
Musical expression and creativity are highly valued at St Kevin’s with students able to join the school choir and perform at local community events, learn a musical instrument or be a part of the 'Kevin’s Kool Kats' band. Every second year, St Kevin’s produces a whole school musical where students can contribute their skills in acting, singing or dance. Formal drama workshops are also available every Friday morning where students can develop their speech, movement, improvisation and scripted work to improve self-esteem, confidence, communication and performance skills.
The robotics program encourages students to use their creativity and natural curiosity through hands-on experiences and the mentor-based programs build science, engineering and technology skills that inspire innovation, foster self-confidence, communication, and leadership. St Kevin’s also provides workshops on learning to code, building websites, creating apps, 3D printing and design, Arduino, robotics, Google research and Digital Citizenship, which encompasses online behaviour and safety.
St Kevin’s has a strong focus on the wellbeing of its students with the implementation of the Kids Matter and Bounceback programs that aim to provide students with skills of resilience and wellbeing.
St Kevin’s parents form an integral part of the school community assisting with the running of the uniform shop, school canteen, fundraising and school sporting carnivals. Parents and grandparents also assist in the classrooms with reading and craft activities and parents are welcome to accompany classes on various excursions throughout the year.
St Kevin’s also provides a satellite classroom for the Hunter Aspect School which prepares students with autism for mainstream schooling in their local area.
Students of St Kevin's Primary School, Cardiff are encouraged to continue their Catholic education for Years 7 to 12 by attending St Paul's Catholic College, Booragul.