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Piccone Junior
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P&F Association

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Term Dates

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Library Catalogue

Tuckshop Menu

Transport Assistance Scheme

Staff Portal

parent portal

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Important Dates

13th September
Reconciliation Program
Parent Information Evening 6.30pm

16th September
Last day of Term 3

3rd October
Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

4th October
First day of Term 4

5th October

Andrew Chinn Choir Workshop
Staff Professional Learning Session

6th October
Workshops & Whole School
Mini Concert Rehearsal
P & F Meeting

7th October
St Therese Feast Day Mass 9am

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

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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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Community News 

Wow what a night! Between all the singing and dancing, my feet and hands were sore from my continuous toe tapping and clapping. Throughout the week, there has been a steady stream of parents coming and going with costumes, coffee, teachers covering classes and extra duties, students moving back and forth from classes to rehearsals and the Director and her support team across the school coordinating each performance all accumulated to a sensational opening night. Congratulations to everyone involved who formed the fabric in bringing this performance to life! I still can’t stop talking about it. I encourage all our families to not miss this extravaganza, “Through The Ages”. Bravo! Bravo!

Through The Ages      Through The Ages - Opening Night


Whilst many of us might be enjoying a well-deserved break, there are a number of school activities that will be continuing throughout the break. We have a number of students along with our LOTE teacher Mr Magill who will be departing for Taiwan as part of our International school exchange with our sister school in Taiwan. I wish to acknowledge Mr Magill and Mr Gavin Rick from St Joseph’s School for giving their holiday and family time up to be with students for this marvellous learning opportunity. There will be a considerable number of staff engaging in professional development throughout the holidays as part of their commitment to being lifelong learners. I wish to acknowledge their contribution and commitment to being the best version of themselves, as lifelong learners.

Enrolment applications are now being taken for Prep 2016 - click here for informationA HUGE THANK YOU FOR A FABULOUS TERM
You only have to look at our school’s photo gallery and see the Apple I-Movies on our Facebook page to see our achievements for this term and how productive it has been. All the activities that included NAIDOC and Catholic Schools’
Week, school Masses, The Science Fair and Book Week and finally the amazing Arts performance “Through the Ages” truly reflect our many talents and commitment to a holistic Catholic education. All the events ran effortlessly, without a ‘hiccup’ because of dedication and overwhelming generosity provided by all our staff, students, parents, volunteers and Catholic Education Services team. Thank You so much! Each day as I walk through the school seeing hundreds of smiles and hearing the laughter, I am affirmed in the love for learning that is clearly evident at this school. St Therese’s Primary School is an amazing learning place where everyone feels welcome and part of our family. St Therese’s is certainly a place where every day people are making exceptional achievements! Now that’s the spirit of community!

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. To watch them in full screen, click on the playbutton and then click on the Youtube logo at the bottom of the player. 

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