Our Lady's Primary School, Wangaratta

Our Lady's is a faith community built on the Brigidine traditions to provide quality education and respect for all.

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There are many ways to be involved with Our Lady's.

There is a very active Parents and Friends committee who support the school board with planning and running social and fundraising events. They also support the school directly with time and talent directed toward running events and activities that directly support the students.

Opportunities exist for classroom support from art room activities to working with students in literacy and numeracy.

Open invitations are extended to family and friends for all school functions, assemblies, masses, liturgies and gatherings.

You might also just like to drop in and see what is happening in classrooms or just be in the school.

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The School Board provides advice to the Parish Priest and Principal in the following areas:

Catholic Identity

Learning and Teaching

Stewardship of Resources


Pastoral Care

The School Board is made up of parent representatives, Parish representatives, the Parish Priest, Principal, Deputy Principal and school’s Administration Officer. Meetings are normally held  approximately once per term.

The Our Lady's school board supports the fundamental principles for the Governance of a Catholic School  enshrined in our School Board Constitution and practices. The guiding principles for our School Board reflect:

  • The love of Christ;
  • The Role of Parents;
  • Faithfulness to the Mission of the Church;
  • Support for the mission of the Our Lady’s parish.
  • Church Solidarity;
  • Support for the Common Good;
  • Support for the laws of Australia
  • Embracing the Poor;
  • Educational Quality;
  • Equal rights for all before the law;
  • Participation;
  • Inclusiveness;
  • Unity in Diversity;
  • Stewardship of Resources;
  • The Rule of Canon Law;
  • The provision of the essential elements that encompass its mission.

            [Guidelines for the Constitution of Catholic School Boards: National Catholic Education Commission (N.C.E.C.)


The Sandhurst Catholic Education Office and Schools acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which their Offices and Schools are built. We commit to working in partnership with Aboriginal people for reconciliation and justice.

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