Welcome

Date Event
Oct 2 Queen's Birthday Holiday
Oct 3 School resumes for Term 4

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School is a Catholic co-educational school for students from Prep to Year Six. It was established in 1935 by the Sisters of Mercy and is part of the Rockhampton Diocese of Catholic Education.

Our Motto – In Christ We Grow – reflects the central theme of Catholic education. Our aim is to nurture students in a caring environment, encouraging them to strive for their personal best and teaching them values and skills to become life-long learners.

Please browse through our web site to experience the unique nature of our school and the multitude of opportunities that are available to our students.

 

We would like to wish you all a very happy holiday
Term Four commences Tuesday 3rd October

 

Art Competition Winners

This year's Art Competition saw almost two hundred fabulous entries from all year levels. Congratulations to the following winners

People's Choice Award: CHARLI MACDONALD
Judge's Award: TALIAH WIRTH
Principal's Award: ISABELLA MACDONALD


Judge's Commended Entries

Lexi Newman - One Little Bird
Lincoln Grisan-Hodges - Save Our City
Paige Idzikowski - Mad Town Square

Principal's Commended Entries

Billie Simpson - Mighty Ulura
Elise Piper-Green - The Girl and the Stars
Alleixa Pascual - Abstract Entry
Makayla Cook - Kalina the Shika Fox

People's Commended Entries

Reuben Saron - Farewell to the Greatest
James Allen - Magic Willow
Zoe Kirkpatrick - Feather Magic

 

School Disco - Prep to Year 6 combined

Friday 8 September 2017

Theme: Sports
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Entry Fee: $5 per student
Pre-selling tickets: Tuesday 5 Sept to Friday 8 September at 8:15am in Undercover Area
Where: Undercover Area

Lucky Door Prize, Raffles, Best Dressed, Food & Drinks & Glow Items on sale.

Please no balls/bats/clubs etc for safety reasons.
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Our Online Canteen

Effective from Monday 31 October 2016, St Francis Xavier School Tuckshop will be available online with the Online Canteen ordering system.

We are looking forward to providing this safe and convenient online ordering system for you and your family.

The current paper bag system will still be available until the end of Term 4, but moving forward, we encourage the use of online ordering.

Please find attached an information brochure and instructions outlining the new system. With the introduction of the new ordering system there is a new Tuckshop menu and price list.

NB: On creating an account, when entering your child's details, could you please enter details in the Teacher Name field and the child's class in the Room field. Cut off time for ordering is 8:30am the day the order is placed for.

A link to the Tuckshop Menu / Price List and Online Canteen website can be found in the Quick Links section of this page and on our Skoolbag app under Tuckshop.

 

School App

Exciting news!! We have introduced at Skoolbag school app which will be an invaluable tool for communication between school and parents. The app is available for Apple and Android devices, Windows 8.1 Phone and Windows 8.1 or 10 device users. For instructions on downloading the app, please click here.

Skoolbag will automatically send:

  • Push message notifications
  • Alerts
  • School Events
  • School News
  • School Newsletters
  • P & F Association information

 

 

School Review and Improvement - Parent Summary

Click on the link for the S R & I Parent Summary Brochure. It gives a snapshot of commendations and recommendations from the validation document that specifically relates to students and parents. A copy of the full document is available at our office if you wish further information.

 


CHILD PROTECTION

Protecting Children is Everybody’s Business - Play Your Part”

At St Francis Xavier, keeping children safe is a priority. We educate the students on matters of cyber-safety, who to go to if your personal safety is threatened and through the support of our brilliant adopt-a-cop, Sgt Helen. There are posters in learning areas identifying the Student Protection Officers. I also speak with the students at the beginning of the year about personal safety when it comes to physical, emotional, sexual or cyber abuse.

Below are links to a number of resources for your perusal on child protection. These documents are also in the school office. I would urge parents to take time to discuss this issue with the children.

St Francis Xavier School