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St Joseph’s Primary, Warragul

167 Burke St (PO Box 365), Warragul
Phone: (03) 5623 2943
Email: principal@stjwarragul.catholic.edu.au
Web: www.stjwarragul.catholic.edu.au
Principal: Mr Paul Mulqueen

About the School

St Joseph’s Primary School is a Catholic school situated 130 kilometres from Melbourne in the rolling hills of West Gippsland.  

In 1905, a community of Sion Sisters came to Warragul, and it is here the school had its beginnings. The Convent School of Our Lady of Sion was started soon after their arrival with just six pupils. As the school grew, so did the need for more facilities and several buildings were added to the site on Witton St, Warragul. The school was open to all for enrolment, and had a reputation for providing a well-rounded education. Following a move to their current site in 2001, the school has continued to flourish. 

St Joseph’s Primary School believes that developing caring and nurturing relationships is at the centre of all we do, underpinned by a strong awareness of Christian values.  

The staff at St Joseph’s Primary School are dedicated, professional and focussed on meeting the needs of all children at our school. Parents are encouraged to be active participants in the life of the school and there are many opportunities for parents to be involved. We believe that children learn best when in an encouraging, stimulating and supportive learning environment.  

Our classrooms are modern and appealing and we have a well resourced Information and Communication Technologies program. We also have trained literacy and numeracy intervention teachers and teacher aides to assist children who need extra assistance struggle in these important areas.  

We offer Reading Recovery in Grade 1, Rainbows Reading (a reading intervention program) in Grades 2 to 6, Bridges (a reading intervention program) in Grades 3 to 6 and EMU (a mathematics intervention program ) in Junior Primary.  

Situated on land adjacent to Marist-Sion Catholic Secondary College, P-12 Catholic education is available to families on the same site.