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Important Dates

27th July
P-2 Athletics day


29th July
Catholic Education Week Mass 9am


3rd August
P&F Meeting 6pm


5th August
Independent Schools
Athletics Carnival


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REGULAR EVENTS

Assemblies
8.30am Wednesday -Yrs 4 to 6
8.30am Thursday - Prep to Yr3

Uniform Shop Opening Hours
Monday and Tuesday
2.45pm to 3pm

 

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St Therese's Catholic Primary School is set beneath the tropical foothills of the rapidly growing southern sector of Cairns and easily accessible to the surrounding residential communities. Within close proximity are shopping centres, secondary colleges and sporting grounds.

Our students participate in a wide range of activities and we are especially proud of our music, dance, drama and sporting programs. We encourage a healthy lifestyle through our involvement in a variety of fitness and sport activities and adopt healthy eating habits in our tuck shop.

St Therese's students strive to excel through heart, spirit and mind, experiencing learning opportunities that inspire, challenge and equip students with the knowledge, skills and values for success in the 21st century. We emphasize core skills and understanding whilst integrating innovative ICT, preparing your child for the world of tomorrow. Students gain a strong sense of social and ethical issues of the modern world with guidance from the Bible and Catholic compassion.

When asking "Which school is best for my child" we hope that ours is one you consider. Please feel free to contact us for further information or to arrange a tour of our school.

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CATHOLIC EDUCATION WEEK
Catholic Education WeekJoin us for our Catholic Education Week Mass on Friday 29th July at 9:00am. The Catholic Education Week 2016 theme is "Opening Doors in the Year of Mercy". This is also the theme our school has taken on this year. During this special week St Therese’s together with all other Catholic Schools in Queensland will be celebrating with events that will reflect the Year of Mercy, drawing on the symbolism that Catholic schools ‘open doors’ for students in a holistic educational sense.

Catholic Education Week offers us a special opportunity to celebrate and promote our distinctive mission and ethos. At St Therese’s as with all other Catholic education school we as a community working together strive to make a difference in the lives of those in our schools and in the wider community by challenging young people to live out the message of Jesus and to reach their full potential as compassionate, contributing, life-giving members of society.

Enrolment applications are now being taken for Prep 2016 - click here for informationThe theme “Opening Doors of Mercy” challenges all of us as members of the Catholic education community to extend tangible assistance to those in need and recognise and follow the example of those who in some way ‘open doors’ for others. During Catholic Education week St Therese’s will engage in a variety of activities which promote Catholic education as a faith-based education that nurtures a commitment to social justice and a critical social consciousness.

PUPIL FREE DAY
St Therese's School will be holding a Pupil Free Day on Thursday, 21st July. This is followed by the Cairns Show Public Holiday which is Friday 22nd July. This is Week 2 of Term 3. Teachers will be joining other schools to undertake a day validating student performance in the Learning Areas of Reading, Mathematics and Science. Such opportunities are invaluable in terms of ensuring a more consistent approach across the Diocese in terms of teacher judgement, when assessing student performance. Please note that Outside of School Hours Care will NOT be running a program on the pupil free day.

ST THERESE'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
We now have our own YouTube Channel. Under Quick Links on the left you will find a button that will take you to the Channel, where you can view our latest video productions. In the meantime, check out our latest videos below.

 

 

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