St Michael’s Belfield is a Catholic Primary School for boys and girls from Kindergarten to Year Six in the Archdiocese of Sydney.
The school and parish are committed to working in partnership with parents to nurture and challenge students as they grow in the Catholic faith and develop their potential.
We welcome children and their families from many different cultures and enjoy the richness that such diversity brings to our country and school community.
As well as Religious Education, the school offers a comprehensive curriculum which covers the Key Learning Areas mandated by the New South Wales Board of Studies. Literacy and numeracy are a strong focus and information communication technology is integrated into the teaching programs.
Teaching Programs are carefully planned and differentiated to meet the diverse needs of all our students. We offer specialist programs, such as Special Education, English as a Second Language, Reading Recovery and Music Education. Various extra-curricula activities - chess lessons and computer club are also offered.
Retaval Wahroonga, a school of The PARED Foundation (Parents for Education) is characterised by many features.
The system of education is personalised, seeking to integrate the pursuit of academic excellence, the acquisition of skills and the development of the student's character.
Retaval Wahroonga is a family school, where the educational rights of the family come first. The school has the dual role of providing for the overall development of the students as well as assisting parents to be more effective educators of their children.
The Personalised Tutorial System at Retaval Wahroonga, pioneered in Australia by PARED, ensures that each child is encouraged to become the best person he or she can be. It facilitates the partnership between parents and school to ensure the children receive a holistic and efficacious education.