Teaching Level: Primary
St Patrick’s is a K-6 school which is located in Brewarrina on the banks of the Barwon River in North-Western NSW.
St Patrick’s Parish Primary School, Brewarrina has a long tradition of providing quality education in the context of a remote Indigenous community (72% of enrolments are Indigenous). Flexible, contemporary learning options are provided to personalise targeted learning for students, especially in English and Maths. Staff and students engage with and celebrate the local Ngemba Indigenous culture.
The Catholic system of schools of the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes covers the western half of New South Wales and provides support for rural and remote Catholic education. Professional support is provided to principals, school executive and staff through clear professional learning opportunities, regular professional contact with the Catholic Education Office, up to date resources and facilities and attractive incentives.
Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes are highly valued by their Parish communities and are making a difference to their students through quality Catholic education programs. Their educational focus is shaped by a concern for the holistic development of students in a faith-centred environment.