Welcome to St Monica's Primary School
St Monica’s is a child-centred Catholic learning community, supporting families in the Canberra suburbs of Evatt, Melba, Spence and McKellar. St Monica’s is among the larger Catholic primary schools in Canberra enrolling over 470 boys and girls, with two or more classes in each year from Kindergarten to Year 6.
We believe our school community is unique promoting a strong values program and offers all children many opportunities to enable them to reach their full potential. St Monica's is committed to providing innovative, state of the art learning facilities where parental involvement is encouraged and valued.
As a learning community, the staff at St Monica's provides an enriched, holistic, integrated curriculum in which the gospel values are central to all learning experiences, thus integrating faith and life, in cooperation with our Parish. St Monica’s strives to enable all students to achieve a high standard of learning and individual achievement by differentiating the curriculum to meet the various learning needs of students. St Monica’s provide enrichment opportunities including, Rostrum, Choir, Japanese, online learning, individual music tuition and involvement in a wide range of sporting activities.
I look forward to meeting with you in the near future and personally welcoming you to our wonderful school.
Our school theme for 2016 is 'Inclusion'
Value Focus - Service
Rule Focus - Safe, Respectful and Responsible Learners
Learning Focus - Be Responsible
Focus - Effort and determination are needed to stay motivated
and engaged in your learning
Social Focus - Be Safe
Sun Safety - When we are outside, we need to wear our hats
Term 3 Week 7 - commencing 29 August
Literacy and Numeracy Week
Read-a-thon continues this week
20 minutes reading at school everyday
10 minutes (at least) at home every night
Open Classrooms - Kindergarten 9.15-10.15
Gym sessions - Kinder, 4W and 4C
Open Classrooms - Year 1 9.15-10.15
Open Classrooms - Year 2 9.15-10.15
Confirmation Preparation Day for Yr 6 students
Whole School Prayer at 2.30pm led by 1V
(Weeks 4,5,6 Value Awards presented)
Open Classrooms - Year 5/6 11.30-12.30
Book Week Performance
9.15 Year 4-6 and 10.15 Year K-3
Open Classrooms - Year 3/4 9.15-10.15
Father's Day Stall
Whole School Assembly led by 3D
(Weeks 5,6,7 Class Awards and Stars presented)
School tours, led by senior students by appointment