Ethos

Ethos

Catherine20McAuleyOur school  is built on the founding vision of Catherine McAuley, emphasising the dignity and rights of the human person, empowering the most vulnerable in society and enabling young people to become catalysts for social transformation .throughout the world.  St. Joseph??s is committed to promoting inclusion, generosity of spirit, excellence and compassion in a teaching and learning environment inspired by the Gospel and by the unique wisdom of its founder. It tries to live the values of Christ, it encourages participation in the Sacraments and it seeks to instill in its community a desire to reach out to those in spiritual, personal and physical need.

Pastoral Care
The pastoral care programme in shcool aims at helping our students feel secure so that they may realise their true potential.This is achieved through the supportive care given by the Class Teachers and the Year Head.They are in regular contact with their class group to create a supportive environment in the class room.The Pastoral Care Team and Chaplain complement their work by helping our students through any personal difficulties they may be encountering.They achieve this through being available with a listening ear.They also co-ordinate the different programmes and liturgies aimed at helping our students through the more challenging events in their lives.