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​Welcome to the St Kieran’s Primary School website. Our school community provides high quality inclusive Catholic education for children from Prep to Year 6 in a co-educational setting. We are proud of our caring, welcoming atmosphere which is reflected in our school motto – Strength through Caring.

At St Kieran’s Primary School we are a child-centred Catholic faith community where there is excellence in teaching and learning and where we value the development of the whole child and ensure every student progresses and grows academically, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
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​​Vision and Mission

​The Vision revealed through Jesus Christ is to live our faith in God and his teaching through our educational and evangelizing ministry striving for excellence in all we do.

The Mission of St Kieran's School is to assist the growth of each person, as a follower of Christ, spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and academically. Each person is valued and encouraged to be self-disciplined and resilient. They are empowered to be creative and use their talents and energy for the good of local and global communities.

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Enrolments for 2019http://www.stkieranbrighton.qld.edu.au/featured-news/Pages/Enrollments-for-2017.aspxEnrolments for 2019<p>St Kieran's Primary School has limited spaces available for Prep 2019.  We encourage all families interested in joining our great school community to contacted the School Office as soon as possible on phone 3269 5989.  ​ If you are looking for quality, inclusive education, ​your child's future starts here.  Unlock their potential.​​<br></p> <p><span class=" ms-rtestate-write ms-rtestate-write" id="ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_ctl02_ctl00_ctl00_RichImageField_ImageFieldDisplay"><a><img width="222" height="147" src="/PublishingImages/20160803-1036.jpg" border="0" alt="" style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;width:286px;height:191px;" /></a></span> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Book Week 19-25 Augusthttp://www.stkieranbrighton.qld.edu.au/featured-news/Pages/Book-Week.aspxBook Week 19-25 August<p style="text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:times new roman;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-family:roboto;">Each year across Australia, the  Children's Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating Book Week.  During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children's literature and you will children's book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.</span></p><p style="text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:times new roman;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-family:roboto;">BOOK WEEK PARADE:  Our annual dress up Book Week Parade will be happening the morning of Thursday 23rd August at 8:45am. Students can dress up as their favourite book character and carry the book or they can create a costume to do with the theme: ‘Find your Treasure!’ </span></p><p style="text-align:left;color:#000000;text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:times new roman;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:400;text-decoration:none;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;orphans:2;background-color:transparent;"><span style="font-family:roboto;">AUTHOR VISIT: We are lucky to have Aleesah Darlison visiting and chatting to the students about her books and creative animals on our Book Week parade day. Students will bring home an order form for her books next week if you would like to purchase any for her to sign on the day. ​</span><br></p><p>​<br></p>
Catholic Education Week Celebrationshttp://www.stkieranbrighton.qld.edu.au/featured-news/Pages/Catholic-Education-Week-Celebrations.aspxCatholic Education Week Celebrations​<strong style="font-family:roboto;"><span style="margin:0px;color:windowtext;font-size:18pt;">Catholic Schools ‘‘Discover New Horizons” during </span></strong><p align="center" style="margin:0px;text-align:center;"><span style="font-family:roboto;"><strong><span style="margin:0px;color:windowtext;font-size:18pt;">Catholic Education Week</span></strong><span style="margin:0px;color:windowtext;font-size:18pt;"></span></span></p><p style="margin:0px;"><span style="margin:0px;color:windowtext;font-family:roboto;"> </span></p><p>Students and teachers from St Kieran’s Primary school and Sacred Heart Primary School joined with parents, parishioners and members of the community on Friday, 3 August to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2018. </p><p>St Kieran’s Principal Mr Ben Gray said that this annual event promotes the special ethos of Catholic schools and to highlight t<span lang="EN-GB">he great things that take place in Catholic schools every day.</span></p><p><span lang="EN-US">“Catholic education strives to make a difference in the lives of those in our school by challenging young people to live out the message of Jesus and to reach their full potential as compassionate, contributing, life-giving members of society” Mr Gray said.</span></p><p><span lang="EN-US">“At St Kieran’s</span><span lang="EN-US"> </span><span lang="EN-GB">we was hosted a number of fun activities that enabled our students, staff, friends and family to come together to celebrate the spirit of our school community and motto “Strength Through Caring”.</span></p><p><span lang="EN-GB">There are 304 Catholic schools in Queensland that educate around 147,000 students and employ more than 19,000 teachers and staff, and most will celebrate Catholic Education Week in some way. </span></p> <font color="#000000"></font><font face="Times New Roman"></font>​<p><br><br></p>
Improved Naplan Results http://www.stkieranbrighton.qld.edu.au/featured-news/Pages/Improved-Naplan-Results-.aspxImproved Naplan Results <p><span class="fbPhotosPhotoCaption" aria-live="polite" data-ft="{"tn":"K"}"><span class="hasCaption">St Kieran's has been recognised as one of the most improved schools for Naplan results in numeracy and literacy in 2017.  Here we are featured in the Courier Mail.  Well done everyone, another remarkable moment for us to celebrate.</span></span></p>
Flexible Learning Spaceshttp://www.stkieranbrighton.qld.edu.au/featured-news/Pages/Flexible-Learning-Spaces.aspxFlexible Learning Spaces<p>​​The teachers at St Kieran's Primary School in Brighton  are utilising flexible learning spaces to educate children for an exciting future.</p><p>This year, the Northside of Brisbane school, ​has created flexible learning spaces in all of their classrooms and has purchased well designed modular furniture and mobile technologies to enhance flexibility and functionality. </p><p>Teachers and students have enjoyed arranging the furniture in what is known as the 'Cave', 'Storytelling' and 'Watering Hole' styles of learning – individual, whole class and small group work stations which has led to innovative lessons that stimulate and encourage more collaborative practices.</p><p>Year 4 teacher Mrs Simone Jones said “Flexible learning spaces help our children to collaborate and learn in group settings, yet can be adapted to suit quiet, independent learning when the situation demands".</p><p>“As a teacher, engaging with 21<sup>st</sup> century learners is very exciting".</p><p>“We are able to tailor the learning to suit the students and their learning outcomes."</p><p>“If we need a quiet space then we have spaces to accommodate quiet work and if we need collaborative group discussion we have customised spaces to allow this interaction" Mrs Jones said.</p><p>Principal Mr Ben Gray said “New technologies and advancements in ways of thinking about teaching and learning allow us to be more creative in the classroom". </p><p>“Student engagement and flexible teaching methods are two key focus areas of teaching and learning here at St Kieran's Primary School" Mr Gray said.</p><p>Families who are interested in learning more about flexible learning spaces are invited to contact the School Office on 32695989 to arrange a tour of the school.​<br></p>