Find a happy and nurturing environment for your child to grow. It’s not too late to enrol for Kindy 2021 at St Gerard’s Catholic Primary School Carlingford. With students from a variety of Hills District suburbs, St Gerard’s has:
- small class sizes, with a caring and personal approach
- lots of green space
- before and after school care availability, as well as vacation care
- extra-curricular opportunities – STEAM, sport, music, band, chess club and more
- a genuine sense of belonging and community, for students and families
- limited vacancies across other grades as well.
See the virtual tour on the website: sgcdbb.catholic.edu.au/our-school/virtual-tour/ or book a private tour (by appointment).
Under strong leadership, St Gerard’s is clearly focused on quality teaching and learning. The school provides a well balanced, comprehensive and engaging curriculum, which gives all children the opportunity to become life-long learners. English and Mathematics are given time priority each day and each classroom is equipped with a range of technology to meet the needs of contemporary learners. A variety of programs are available to support student interests and learning needs. Students are provided with the opportunity to participate in Choir, Chess, Band, Maths Olympiad, Science Challenge, Public Speaking and Representative Sports.
St Gerard’s is fortunate to have new and refurbished classrooms. All classrooms are air conditioned and support a range of technology. All rooms have interactive white boards and students have access to laptops, Chromebooks and iPad technology.
The Library is a large, modern space containing a bank of computers for specialised work situations. The librarian works with classes and the Library is a popular learning space during the lunchtime periods when children can browse, borrow or read with friends.
Playground and Green Spaces
Spacious grounds are enjoyed by the children and a separate play area exists for the Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 students. There are two cricket nets for children to use on a roster system, play equipment, car patch and digging areas, handball courts and spaces for imaginative play. Primary children have the choice of playing in a large shaded area, asphalt area with handball courts or grass. The large oval at the back of the school is available to the children in Years 3 to 6 at lunchtime.
543 North Rocks Rd, Carlingford.