Our School

Our school celebrates childhood, learning, faith and community and our Catholic traditions is expressed through Veritas – Truth and In Omnibus Caritas – In All Things Love.

Welcome to our learning community.

St Martin de Porres is a Catholic Primary School located in Sheidow Park. Our community celebrated 30 years in 2016.

Our school celebrates childhood, learning, faith and community and our Catholic traditions is expressed through Veritas – Truth and In Omnibus Caritas – In All Things Love.

Enrolling at St Martin de Porres enters your child into an educational pathway where they will graduate in Year 12 at Sacred Heart College, Somerton Park. St Martin de Porres has a strong academic record and offers an extensive co-curricular program with a commitment to Positive Education that ensures every student is supported, nurtured and valued as an individual. Our excellent resources include state of the art learning facilities and an extensive outdoor environment.

With 21st Century information and communication technology, ongoing professional development of staff and individual learning programs your child will receive the highest quality primary education.

Our students enjoy and take pride in being members of such a vibrant school.

Craig Fosdike, 
Principal

 

"As I walk around our school I get a real sense of pride when I see the children interacting with one another, learning from each other and attempting challenges knowing it will make them better."

Our Values

Our values help our every member of the school community in the pursuit of flourishing.

Our values are:

  • In All Things Love:
    Encouraging students to care about themselves, others and the environment.
     
  • Respect:
    Encouraging students, teachers and parents to treat themselves, each other and the environment with respect.
     
  • Positivity:
    Encouraging all members of the School Community to approach life and learning with confidence, optimism and enthusiasm.
     
  • Persistence:
    Encouraging students to strive for their personal best, accept challenges, work hard and not easily give up.
     
  • Responsibility:
    Students take ownership of their actions and emotions, reflecting on them and dealing with consequences of these actions with integrity.
     
  • Resilience:
    Students, parents and staff face challenges with determination and grit, to be independent problem solvers and have a positive mindset.
     
  • Achievement:
    Understanding that achievement is not possible without effort, determination and persistence.