Democratic Principles

The programs of and teaching in our school supports and promotes the principles and practices of Australian democracy, including a commitment to:

  1. elected government; and
  2. the rule of law; and
  3. equal rights for all before the law; and
  4. freedom of religion; and
  5. freedom of speech and association; and
  6. the values of openness and tolerance.

  • Our Identity Statement articulates important values for Catholic Education at Holy Rosary Catholic Primary School.
  • Our Curriculum Scope and Sequence outlines the importance of Civics and Citizenship within the curriculum.
  • Source of Life and the Victorian Curriculum form the base for our school’s curriculum.
  • Our Through lines encompass a study of democratic principles through Personalised Learning.
  • Our Senior Student Leadership team respectfully raise and lower the Australian and Aboriginal flags each school day.
  • Catholic Values and Values for Australian Schools are displayed in the Administration Area.
  • The National Anthem is led by the students at weekly assemblies.

Strategic Directions

Our Strategic Directions have been developed in partnership with our Holy Rosary School Community.

Our students will always be at the heart of everything we do. We endeavour to prepare them to be honest, respectful and to serve others in need.

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School Information

Holy Rosary Primary School is located in the heart of Heathcote.

We pride ourselves on offering a well rounded, faith-based education for students from Foundation – Grade 6.

We keep our class sizes small so that every child has the best opportunity to succeed, learn and grow.

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Our Vision



Holy Rosary strives to grow together by:
  • Developing a safe and happy learning environment
    where every person is accepted and valued.
  • Nurturing and developing the whole person – spiritually,
    socially, emotionally and academically.
  • Recognising the successful growth of each individual.
  • Celebrating the joy of discovery and the excitement and 
    achievement of learning.


Holy Rosary strives to:
  • Be a place where parents, staff, parish and local community,
    work together to provide quality learning experiences.
  • Promote and demonstrate fundamental values of honesty,
    respect and service in the light of Jesus’ teaching and the
    spirit of the Presentation Sisters.