St Stephen's Catholic Primary School is situated in a quiet residential area in Reservoir East. It is a small school named after King St Stephen of Hungary.
Religious Education is a very important part of our daily program, along with daily meditation in each class. Our Literacy Block is organized on the CLaSS model and we have a Reading Recovery teacher supporting the junior school. Our mathematics program is based on CTLM (Contemporary Teaching and Learning of Mathematics).
Student Wellbeing takes a high priority at St Stephen's and our Student Wellbeing Co-ordinator works with the Student Representative Council to foster our values of 'love, justice, peace and service'. There is also a focus on ICT and Cyber-Safety. Other areas of our curriculum include gardening and cooking, dance, music, Italian, library, physical education, art, the Life Education Program and swimming.
At St Stephen's we work to engage parents in the education of their children. We work in partnership with all families and the parish community to ensure the social and emotional wellbeing of our students is catered for.
St Stephen's is a school of various cultural backgrounds, religions and occupations, the very diversity of which broadens the outlook of all members of our community and is responsible for the atmosphere of acceptance which characterizes our school.
The motto of the school is Reaching Beyond.