Profile & Compliance
St Vincent’s School was opened in Medina (corner of Pace Road and Gilmore Avenue) in 1956 by Sisters of the Order of St Joseph of the Apparition. The School relocated to a new site in Parmelia for the commencement of the 2004 school year.
The school staff consists of the Principal, two Assistant Principals, Classroom teachers, Science, Physical Education, Performing Arts, Junior and Upper Primary Support Staff, Library Assistant, Administration Officer, Finance Officer, Administration Assistant, Canteen / Uniform Shop Manager and Grounds person.
St Vincent’s School Kindergarten Programme runs 15 hours per week – three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).
The School provides Primary Education from Kindergarten to Year Six for both boys and girls. Children, who will turn four years of age prior to 30 June, in the year they will enter school are eligible to enrol in Kindergarten. All applications for enrolment are reviewed subject to the enrolment policy.
Classes in Italian are offered to children from Pre-Primary to Year Six and are provided by the Italo-Australian Welfare & Cultural Centre Inc.
Faith & Learning
The main emphasis of the School Curriculum is Literacy and Numeracy. The School Information Technology Plan has facilitated the placement of many technological devices in the classrooms such as iPads, laptops and LED televisions. The school has commenced its BYOD Programme in 2017 for Year Four students.
The school enjoys a close relationship with the Parish Community and all members of the School Community are expected to participate in the life of the School and Parish for the benefit of all. Community involvement in the School is via the School Board and the Parents and Friends’ Association. These groups work in a co-operative, Christian atmosphere, encouraging educational advancement.
The method of school management used is that which takes its authority and guidelines from Catholic Education Western Australia.