St Patrick's Primary School, Lochinvar is a Catholic school community centred on the example and teachings of Jesus and strives to create a loving, caring, compassionate and just environment where each child feels secure and happy.
St Patrick's builds a sense of Catholic community through meaningful liturgy, prayer, symbols and rituals and provides opportunities for authentic and creative liturgical experiences involving students, staff and families.
The professional, highly qualified and dedicated staff strive to provide a high quality, challenging, supportive and innovative education that is responsive to the different needs of students, celebrates their strengths and provides opportunities for all to achieve excellence.
St Patrick’s provides a contemporary learning environment equipped with modern technology and facilities. New administration facilities, attractive and spacious school grounds, the latest computer technology and unique and interesting classroom features create a stimulating and adaptable learning environment for all students.
Our school offers a variety of extra-curricular activities including band, percussion, choir, dance, chess club, STEM activities, public speaking, debating and sport, expanding opportunities for students to pursue interests and talents.
St Patrick’s has excellent modern facilities, a specialist Learning Support Team and an onsite OOSH – all in a welcoming, inclusive and safe environment characterised by positive partnerships with parents and the community.
St Nicholas OOSH Lochinvar provides before and after school care and vacation care in a fun, safe, supportive and inclusive environment onsite at St Patrick’s Primary School, where children can play, explore, be creative and use their imagination.
St Nicholas Early Education Lochinvar is a 124-place early education and care centre located alongside the school, providing a smooth transitional pathway for children from their early years at St Nick’s, to their primary school years at St Patrick’s, all the way through to their high school years at St Joseph’s.
St Patrick’s aims to develop a sense of belonging to and responsibility for the community among students and has a strong focus on social justice. Students have the opportunity to contribute to their local community through a wide range of events and activities including visitation to the Mount Carmel Nursing Home, participation in the Parish sacramental programs and attendance at community commemorative services and celebrations such as Anzac Day.
Students of St Patrick's Primary School, Lochinvar are encouraged to continue their Catholic education by attending St Joseph's College, Lochinvar.