Welcome to Orana Catholic Primary School

Within this vibrant learning culture, the days are filled with exciting opportunities to explore learning and discover new ways of thinking. Our School Wide Pedagogy operates from our shared beliefs about teaching and learning. Each day students are challenged to make meaningful connections and to become engaged with their learning.

Faction Swimming Carnival 2015

Faction Swimming Carnival 2015

Last Tuesday, our students went off for the first time under their new faction names to participate in the annual swimming carnival. Blue is now MacKillop: Gold is Francis; Green is Ward and Red is Salvado. It was a terrific day in terms of sportsmanship, participation and congeniality. The photos show just how much the students enjoy this competition and how cool they must have felt on such a warm day. A huge thanks to Mr Chatt for organising such a seamless carnival on the day and for the many hours of preparation in the lead-up.

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Orana is our school - we love generosity
We get on like one big family.
Our school has a name from the Kimberleys
Our first boss worked with the Aborigines.
Orana means welcome, we embrace diversity
We love those who come internationally.
Don't matter what ya colour - live in harmony
Join 'Hands Across Australia' is our plea.
We all need to act with humanity
Treat everyone respectfully.
Excellence is a great quality
Work hard and reward comes eventually.
'Generation One' put an end to disparity
Let's be the DO'ERS - it's up to you and me.