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Welcome to St John's Primary School


Welcome to St John’s Primary School. We are committed to providing a quality Catholic education for our community. We acknowledge the need to personalise learning for the needs of every student in our care, through the effective planning and teaching of differentiated learning opportunities, so that learning is purposeful, individualised and relevant.


Our smaller class sizes ensure that, In choosing St John’s, you are choosing a school where your child is known, by every student, every staff member, but most importantly by themselves: who they are and how they learn best. Our daily learning is strongly and unapologetically literacy and numeracy based, underpinned by the explicit teaching of social-emotional learning skills and critical thinking capabilities that intersect every learning opportunity.


Our newly invigorated specialist program is reflective of student voice and agency. 2021 will see the introduction of a French Language program.  This, together with Physical Education, Digi Tech and Science/STEM comprise our weekly specialist program.


Our Catholic faith is central to who we are and how we create learning environments to engage our students. We are a truly welcoming, multicultural school that embraces its diversity for the richness and transformative nature of being an authentic, global yet local community. 


As a welcoming community, our vision includes creating an environment at St John’s that is child safe; where your child feels connected, engaged and safe to be the best learner they can be.

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Kerrie Campagna

St John's Principal


Our School


Our Learning


Our Students


Our Community

We would love to have you join St John's

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School Tours

Come and see why ALL of our Preps and Year 1 students are meeting benchmark literacy standards!


  • Wednesday 24th Feb 9.30-10.30am

  • Thursday 18th March 9.30-10.30am

  • Wednesday 5th May 9.30-10.30am

  • Thursday 17th June 9.30-10.30am

  • Thursday 5th August 9.30-10.30am


Or at any other time! All welcome. All year levels!


Smaller class sizes so your child learns.

Learning Highlights 



Class Masses

Parish based Sacramental program

Whole school Masses

Morning and afternoon prayer

Christian Mediation 

Strong Parish connections

Social Justice Focus

Child and Adult Faith Nights




Maths Olympiads & Games

Tournament of the Minds

Year 5/6 Camps



Transition Programs

Buddy Programs

Lunchtime Activities

The Resilience Project

Cybersafety awareness


Bounce Back



Twilight Sports

Sporting School

Interschool Sports

School Swimming

Disctrict Cross Country

District Athletics

District Swimming



Visual Arts Show

School Production / School Production (alternating) 

Music Program

Book Week Activities

Lunchtime Painting Club



Becoming 'hands-on' learners about sustainability

Taking responsibility (with support) for composting & worm farm

Nurturing our veggie patch

Learning about plant and animal life cycles

Learning about and seeking other pathways to become a sustainable school

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Hear From Our Community

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A Word from Our Students

"I love St John’s because everyone is so kind and caring. I love that everyone knows my name and all the teachers say good morning at the gate.   I enjoy going to school everyday because I know people will look after me."

- Rose, Year 4

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"Education inspired by the power of love and compassion, to bring forth just action and hope in our world."


- inspired by Mary Aitkenhead, Founder of the Sisters of Charity

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Contact Us

St John's Primary School Clifton Hill


St John's Clifton Hill

Address: 77 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill 3068

Phone: (03) 9489 1346

Principal: Kerrie Campagna


Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


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