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 Principal's Message



Principal's Messagehttp://www.ststephens.qld.edu.au/About Us/Pages/Principal's-Message.aspxPrincipal's Message<p class="ms-rteElement-P">For those of you who have chosen St Stephen's for your child/children, the enrolment of your child marks the commencement of a partnership between school and home.  Together, we can work to provide opportunities for your child to experience success at school. </p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">St Stephen’s School has a commitment to fostering the spirituality and faith development of each child within our Catholic community, where all children and their families are accepted and valued for their uniqueness.  We nurture and support our children in understanding God’s unconditional love by providing opportunities for each child to develop a closer relationship with God.  Our school community is centred on living Gospel values within the Catholic faith tradition.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Our educational program is centred on an outcomes-based curriculum which is responsive to the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, academic, creative and cultural developmental needs of your child.  We plan for both self-directed and teacher-directed learning experiences which are meaningful, active, play-based, flexible, integrated, challenging, open-ended and responsive to the needs, interests and potential of each individual.  In accordance with the Brisbane Catholic Education Guidelines, we aim to build <em>“foundations for learning which are life long and life giving”. </em></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">We also seek to develop and sustain positive partnerships in our community to enhance learning and living.  We encourage the participation of parents and members of the community in our school program to continue our tradition of parent involvement and collaboration.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">This website contains important information about St Stephen’s School.  I encourage you to refer to it regularly. We intend to keep the site regularly updated however should you have something you would like to see added please do not hesitate to <strong><em><a href="mailto:palgester@bne.catholic.edu.au">contact us</a></em></strong>.</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P">Yours sincerely,</p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><strong>Phil Manitta</strong><br>Principal</p>

 Latest News & Events



School Musical - Dragon Dayshttp://www.ststephens.qld.edu.au/What's On/latest-news-events/Pages/School-Musical.aspxSchool Musical - Dragon Days<p style="text-align:justify;"></p><div>A huge THANK YOU to all the students, staff, parents and helpers from our wider community for helping us make our performances of our whole school musical this year such a success.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Students played to a packed house for both nights of our ‘run’ and received deserved praise for their great effort and display of their wonderful talents. <br></div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:justify;">We thank, in particular, Bendigo bank for their sponsorship and the St Stephen’s P&F for contributing so ​generously to our Musical. We have a much improved sound and lighting set up as a result which we can continue to use for many functions at school.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Our “Dragon Days” may be over for this year , but we look forward to our next musical venture in two years.</div><div>Details of how to purchase photos and videos will be sent home to parents via email.<br></div><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p>
Limited Places Left for 2019http://www.ststephens.qld.edu.au/What's On/latest-news-events/Pages/Enrolments-2019.aspxLimited Places Left for 2019<p>​​​​We have limited places available for student enrolments at St Stephen’s in 2019. If you know anyone who may like to enrol their child for the 2019 school year please ask them to contact the office as soon as possible​. <br></p>
Trivia Nighthttp://www.ststephens.qld.edu.au/What's On/latest-news-events/Pages/Trivia-Night.aspxTrivia Night<div style="text-align:justify;">​It is on again…….After last year’s very successful inaugural event, the P&F are calling on all of our St Stephen’s community to come along to this year’s Trivia Night – an adults only night of fun and laughter as we put our brains to the challenge. Who will be the “brainiest” team?? Who will be able to recall all those ‘useless’ little facts?? Keep the date free, organise a team (or let us do it for you) and be ready for a great night!!! <br></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><br></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><img src="/What%27s%20On/latest-news-events/PublishingImages/trivianight.jpg" alt="trivianight.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:639px;" /><br></p>
Grandparents Dayhttp://www.ststephens.qld.edu.au/What's On/latest-news-events/Pages/Grandparents-Day.aspxGrandparents Day<p style="text-align:justify;">​On the 26th of October we are celebrating all of the grandparents and special people in the lives of our students at St Stephen’s. The day will kick off with a Mass in the Hall at 8:30am, followed by activities in the classrooms where grandparents and special people are welcome to join in, then finish with a morning tea. We hope that you can make it!<br></p>


 Regular Events

~Uniform Shop: Wednesday & Friday 8am to 9am
~Assembly:  Monday afternoons at 2:10pm