St Thomas AquinasWest Belconnen

Enrolment 2018 Open Days
Tuesday 2 May 2017 9.30am-11.15am
Monday 8 May 2017 12pm -1.45pm
Wednesday 17 May 2017 2.15-3.15pm
Information Evening Monday 15 May 2017 6.30-7.30pm Primary School
Information Evening Monday 1 May 2017 6.30-7.30 pm ELC

St Thomas Aquinas West Belconnen
Regional Catholic Early Learning Centre to Year 6 Co-educational
Please contact the Principal, Mr Cameron Johns.
Phone: 6258 4077 or 6258 5834 (ELC)
Address: 25 Lhotsky Street Charnwood ACT 2615
Email: office.staquinas@cg.catholic.edu.au

St Thomas Aquinas West Belconnen - We are a Family

Our schools educational philosophy is based upon our Declaration of Purpose of celebrating the uniqueness and giftedness of our students and to engage them deeply in an education that will enable them to make a powerful contribution to a just, merciful and compassionate world. We Live our Purpose by communicating a sense of faith, hope and love for for the world and with Jesus Christ our model and inspiration, our relationships are dynamic and transformative, tender and just, loving and merciful, compassionate and equitable; and we communicate the dignity and worth of all people to the world.

We work in partnership with parents, caregivers and the Parish community. We celebrate the joy of discovery and the excitement of learning and accept the challenge to continue to develop spiritually and professionally.

The Parish School of St Thomas Aquinas is situated in Lhotsky Street Charnwood. Our school serves the community of West Belconnen which includes Charnwood, Dunlop, Macgregor,West Macgregor, Flynn, Fraser, Holt and Latham. A bus also runs from Murrumbateman on a daily basis.

The current enrolment is 337 Kindergarten to Year 6 children and 58 children enrolled in our ELC/ Preschool. As a Parish School we have embedded links to our Parish led by Father Drinkwater, Parish Priest and assisted by Sr Colleen Howe, Pastoral Assistant.

The School Parish Community has a strong and vibrant School Community Council. Within our school we enjoy leadership from our senior children through our buddy classes, reading tutors for children in younger classes and the Sustainable Schools Green Team. Our children are involved in soccer, cricket, hockey,AFL, rugby league, rugby union, softball and chess.

The School Community Council are major contributors to St Thomas Aquinas. The Regional Early Learning Centre—Preschool at St Thomas Aquinas West Belconnen caters for families within the parishes of the West Belconnen area including Evatt, Florey and Page. We provide a before and after school care service run by OSH Club. This service caters for Primary School age children from Kindergarten to Year 6 and is available Monday to Friday from 7.15 am to 9.15am and 3.15 pm to 6.00 pm during term time. Both the ELC and OSH Club also run holiday programs for the children.

If you wish to be part of our welcoming, supportive and active community please contact the Principal, Cameron Johns, on 6258 4077 and make a time to visit.