"I have come in order that you may have life - life in all its fullness." John 10:10. St James School strives to be a Christian family centred around Jesus and his teaching. The Catholic identity and tradition of the school, therefore, will be characterised by Christian attitudes, values and practices in a welcoming and caring educational environment. Personal growth and the pursuit of learning within the Catholic context will be nurtured, promoted and celebrated in partnership with parents, pastors, parish and the wider community.
The mission of St James Primary Community is to work in partnership with the family, Parish and the wider community to:
The heart of St James' mission is to engage in quality teaching and learning and celebrate the Good News of Jesus.
The ultimate goal of the school improvement process is to enhance and facilitate better learning for students, including levels of achievement and wellbeing. For this reason, direct measures of student outcomes, and the collection and analysis of data, are essential components of the St James school improvement effort. The school has an ongoing school improvement process, which includes an overall improvement plan, as detailed below.