OUR STAFF

Our staff are committed to providing learning opportunities for students that are focused on justice, tolerance and love. Our staff are dedicated to developing the individual potential of children that they teach. Staff work in a cooperative, team orientated way. Planning, moderation and sharing professional practice are all a vital part of the collaboration the staff undertake.

The support staff at Larmenier are integral in the delivery of programs for a range of individuals and small groups. Support staff work closely with teachers to ensure children receive cohesive and comprehensive programs.

Teachers at Larmenier develop quality and inclusive learning programs based on the Australian Curriculum. Teaching and learning programs are tailored to meet the needs of all students at the school, irrespective of family situation, cultural background, gender, class or disability.

Larmenier staff work together to create a safe and supportive learning environment within which students may develop to their full potential. Access to excellent facilities and resources enables students to learn in a flexible, modern and relevant learning environment where students not only learn curriculum content, but learn how to become problem solvers, thinkers and lifelong learners.

Staff engage in regular professional learning and always strive to improve their practices in line with current evidence based research.

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OUR VISION AND MISSION

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OUR VISION 

Larmenier Catholic Primary School reflects the motto, Christ is our model, in a living, loving and learning community. 

OUR MISSION 

Larmenier Catholic Primary School provides a quality learning environment, grounded in equity and justice, ensuring the provision of education for the whole person.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our values are based in the traditions of the Sisters of Nazareth, founded by Victoire Larmenier.

Love

"Let your love for each other be real and from the heart." (1 Peter 1:22)

Love motivated the care provided to the old and the young by Victoire Larmenier.

Unselfish concern for the good of others is shown through patience, kindness, trust, hope, endurance, truth and a strong affection.

Compassion

'Be compassionate as your heavenly Father is compassionate.' (Luke 6:36)

Victoire Larmenier showed compassion by seeking to relieve the suffering of those with whom she came in contact.

Being open and attentive to the whole person, spiritually, physically and emotionally, we show empathy for the suffering of others and try to relieve that suffering.

Patience

'Blessed are the gentle for they shall possess the earth.' (Matt 5:5)

Victoire Larmenier was an example of patience to all who knew her. She encountered and overcame amazing difficulties.

In all circumstances we persevere calmly with understanding and endurance.

Respect

Victoire Larmenier showed consideration, appreciation and regard for the rights, values and beliefs of all.

The unique dignity of each person is held in high esteem and with special consideration. Without exception, we show thoughtfulness, courtesy and care.

Justice

'Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for justice for they shall be satisfied.' (Matt 5:6)

Victoire Larmenier was fair and impartial with everyone, even when people or issues were difficult of challenging.

We uphold what is fair and decent, respecting the rights of others in a balanced and fair manner.

Hospitality

'I was a stranger and you welcomed me.' (Matt 25:37)

Victoire Larmenier welcomed everyone in a spirit of friendship and acceptance. We welcome and receive all into a warm, friendly and open atmosphere.

OUR FACILITIES

Larmenier Catholic Primary School has always prided itself on providing wonderful facilities to support students’ learning. During your child’s education at Larmenier they will have access to dedicated facilities to enhance their learning in Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Digital Technologies. Our kitchen and library also support a range of learning programs.

Our grounds provide a wonderful range of areas for children to play and interact. These include multiple playgrounds, sports fields, a basketball court and a range of equipment.

Our School also operates as a small farm. This includes multiple paddocks, vegetable gardens, an orchard and a dedicated potting/seedling area.

OUR HISTORY

At the request of Archbishop Guilford Young the Sisters of Nazareth opened Larmenier School in 1961. Named after Victoire Larmenier, founder of the Sisters of Nazareth, the School began with 35 pupils and two teaching sisters. We keep our early history alive through our core values which are based on the traditions of the Sisters of Nazareth: love, compassion, patience, justice, hospitality and respect. These values are highlighted daily throughout the School.

When the Sisters left the School in 2003 enrolment had grown to 220 students and a school staff of 16.