Corpus Christi Primary School, Waratah, believes students best experience success through contemporary evidence-based learning and teaching and provides quality learning through a diverse curriculum in a vibrant, challenging and supportive environment.
The school’s Pastoral Care Worker coordinates seasons groups and mentoring for students and provides general personal advice, care, support and comfort to students, their families and staff.
Corpus Christi is a community where the creative, unique and individual talents of every student are greatly appreciated, embraced and encouraged. All students have the opportunity to discover, strengthen and express their creative abilities through music, drama and visual arts. With the assistance of specialised music teachers, students can receive private music lessons, participate in ASPIRE, school musicals and the school choir. The unique talents of the school community are also shown through student’s involvement with Tournament of the Minds, ICAS, debating, public speaking and the school’s competitive chess club.
Participation, enjoyment and skill development are the cornerstones of the school sport/physical activity program. Corpus Christi offer a range of sports across both the internal and external sporting program, giving students the opportunity to compete at representative level in swimming, cross country, athletics and winter and summer sports. Specialised sports programs are available for basketball, soccer, gymnastics and swimming throughout the year.
The school’s dynamic classrooms are equipped with up to eight computer devices, touch screen technology for whole class learning, extensive wireless capacity and flexible seating to suit all learners and activities and assist students in reaching their full potential.
With a strong approach to positive behaviours and promotion of wellbeing, the school implements the Kids Matter initiative and Positive Behaviours for Learning framework. Kids Matter is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools helping to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children. Kids Matter provides the methods, tools and support to help schools work with parents and carers, health services and the wider community to nurture happy and balanced students.
Students of Corpus Christi Primary School, Waratah, are encouraged to continue their Catholic education by attending San Clemente High School, Mayfield.