St Mary's Primary School, Scone serves the Parish of St Mary Queen of Peace, Scone. The school also enrols children from the towns of Muswellbrook, Aberdeen, Blandford and Murrurundi.
St Mary's school was established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1887. St Mary's motto is: 'Teach Us Wisdom, Teach Us Love'. In everything we do in the school, the achievement of this motto is paramount. The school seeks to bring lived Catholic values and teachings to its school community. The school believes that parents are the primary educators in the faith of their children and that faith formation is a lifelong process.
The model for faith formation is where students learn about faith by doing and reflecting on the doing. Care for all in the school community through a strong Pastoral Care presence is central to the environment within St Mary's school. The school seeks to assist all students to become lifelong learners. Numeracy and Literacy are also a strong focus.
The school actively seeks to meet individual differences in classrooms by employing teaching strategies that ensure all students are catered for through a differentiated curriculum. Social and emotional learning is highly valued and the 'You Can Do It!' program supports students social and emotional development. St Mary's is a school that seeks to instil pride, commitment and humour in the children in its care.
The students are challenged to achieve their best in an accepting, supportive and friendly environment.
Students of St Mary's Primary School, Scone are encouraged to continue their Catholic education by attending St Joseph's High School, Aberdeen.