Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School Miranda is a co-educational school located in the beautiful suburbia of Southern Sydney. The school is a friendly and welcoming community that is firmly embedded within the parish. Children are encouraged to strive to achieve their best in all areas of the curriculum. Our classrooms are happy, engaging, and interactive learning spaces.
We are a school that aims to provide a contemporary Catholic education catering to the diverse needs of our students. We believe in the importance of teaching students to be highly literate and numerate. Music, E-learning, Reading Recovery, and P.E. teachers ensure skill development in reading, 21st-century skills, ICT, performing arts, gymnastics, music, game skills, and swimming.
The school provides many opportunities for students to grow and succeed through sports gala days, chess tournaments, inter-school debating, public speaking, student leadership programs, community engagement, and social justice initiatives. Our primary students are given opportunities to participate in representative sport.
If you are a parent interested in finding out more about our school, give us a call or send us an email via the ‘Contact Us‘ section of this website. You are always welcome to visit the school and see for yourself what a wonderful learning environment it is!
History The school opened with 28 pupils in Miranda church hall in January 1950. The Presentation Sisters (Wagga congregation), who had recently established a convent in Sutherland, agreed to staff it.
In recent years the school was refurbished. At the beginning of 2010, the extension of the library and the new multi-purpose room were completed and ready for use. The COLA (Covered Outdoor Learning Area) and new rubber surface were completed with a grant through the Building the Education Revolution Project and was opened in March 2010. It was blessed by Bishop Julian Porteous.
The community of Our Lady Star of the Sea Miranda is a vibrant and welcoming one. Many opportunities exist for involvement in the life of the school, and contributions from parents, grandparents, and other community members in a range of activities are always warmly welcomed. The school is also directly involved in supporting those in need in our local community.
Father John Greig, the Parish Priest of Miranda and Sylvania as well as Episcopal Vicar of the Shire, is very supportive of the school and liaises with the teaching staff to plan class and whole school Masses.