“In All Things Love

Mission Statement

At St Joseph's we value our diverse faith filled community by:

  • creating meaningful relationships with students, families and the wider community and communicating and sharing our school experiences
  • being a Catholic school in which we celebrate, model and teach Catholic traditions and practices embedded within the Josephite Charism
  • acknowledging, accepting and respecting our multiculturalism; our similarities and differences
  • providing an invitation to faith through experiences

At St Joseph's we provide an enriching, educational environment by:

  • having Jesus at the core of what we do as a Catholic school
  • providing engaging, relevant and purposeful learning
  • developing pedagogies that inform and influence the physical learning environment and cater for individual student needs
  • working in partnership with students, parents, the parish and the wider community
  • providing welcoming, safe and trusting learning spaces that celebrate and foster relationships and focus on student wellbeing
  • ensuring that our staff are lifelong learners

At St Joseph's we nurture and celebrate lifelong learners by:

  • fostering a love of learning
  • valuing the whole child
  • celebrating student achievements
  • being models of lifelong learning and good values
  • ensuring  learning is relevant and authentic to the children and community of St Joseph's
  • supporting students in developing lifelong social skills and skills in independence and responsibility
  • providing scaffolding for success, encouraging student voice and challenging students to be the best they can be


The best way to see how our school could suit your family is to come along and talk to us.

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10 Ina Ave, Ottoway SA 5013,

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